Ephesians 5 Is Driving Me Mad!

Ephesians 5 Is Driving Me Mad!

I’m not a procrastinator.  That being said, tonight I reached out to a dear friend and asked him: “Quick give me a topic for a post I need to write.”  That post is the one you are now reading.  About an hour later he replied simply “Ephesians 5”.  “Great, now you’re...
5 Reasons for Getting to Know Your Parish Family

5 Reasons for Getting to Know Your Parish Family

Our parish is supposed to be our home, right? And yet, how many of us attend Mass every week, or even daily, and have no idea what the names are of those in the pews around us?  How many of us have no personal relationship with our fellow parishioners, let alone the...
On Recognizing When You Might Be The Problem

On Recognizing When You Might Be The Problem

I’ve met many unhappy people in my day and they usually have a few things in common. First, they all completely hate where they live. They’ll talk about how they hate their house, they hate the weather, they hate the town, etc. etc. They refuse to see the good...
Root, root, root for the home team…

Root, root, root for the home team…

Due to an engrossing children’s biography of Babe Ruth I read in the second grade, I began life as a Yankees fan. I still am, in spite of my more recent devotion to the Washington Nationals. You might say it was easy to be a Yankees fan in the late ’90s,...