In The Presence Of

Deacon Blog                                                                      August 11,2019  In the Presence Of Who doesn’t want to be in the presence of GOD? Aside from non-believers, of course. Augustine said it perfectly… “You have made us for yourself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it finds it’s rest in You”.

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The Right to Choose

Deacon Blog                                                                      Sept. 15,2019  The Right to Choose You may remember me telling the story of how my beautiful God-Mother, June, would teach me about GOD and Faith…often on her couch in the wee-morning hours (I lived with her family much of my high-school years). We discussed

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Virtue

Deacon Blog                                                                      August 6,2019  Virtue I find myself revisiting an idea that runs deep to the center of our Faith. I have written of this viewpoint in various ways and I feel the need to address it again. Part of this desire grows from a personal insecurity

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Our Point of View

Deacon Blog                                                                          July 28, 2019  Our Point of view The management of expectations has been brought up to me a lot lately. Everywhere I look I see the contrast between what we all want to see happen and what actually occurs. When summer arrives, I expect to

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Wisdom of the Ages

Deacon Blog                                                                          July 21, 2019  Wisdom of The Ages One comment I received last week revealed that a situation I over-looked is the reality that many today are against any labeling, feeling the need to disconnect from any one group or established theology, for the sake of

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UNA FAMILIA CATÓLICA

Deacon Blog                                                                          July 7, 2019 Una Familia Católica As this week’s title implies, I want to spend a few more weeks exploring the subject of Faith and our identity as Christians who walk in the light of the Catholic Church. Our world has become a society of

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Faith That Works

Deacon Blog                                                                          June 30, 2019 Faith that works There are several “mile-markers” of Christianity that must be experienced before we can truly say we have allowed Christ into our lives. I apologize for sounding so “fundamental” here but over this past Lent and Easter seasons, I became

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Best Version of Ourselves

Deacon Blog                                                                          June 23, 2019 Best version of ourselves Come Holy Spirit, Come !!!. No, wait… I could use a break. “Let me get a few things done then I’ll be ready”. Or, better yet “I’ll get back to you when my schedule frees up”. A few

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Now What ?

Deacon Blog                                                                          June 9, 2019 NOW What ? I don’t know about you, but I hate to see this beautiful Easter season come to an end. I realize, theologically it doesn’t, or shouldn’t, end in terms of our expression of faith and participation in Christ’s mission, but

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I Call You Friends

Deacon Blog                                                            June 2, 2019 I Call you Friends How often do we just sit and contemplate Jesus as a friend and brother? I know I’ve read this passage from John’s Gospel (15:12-15) a thousand times and never really spent any quality meditation on its meaning. The

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