Every Advent I encounter one of the strongest images of our Advent wait in the scriptures. And every year I marvel that much of the world accomplished it in the …

In these days of Amazon next-day delivery it’s hard to remember that when I was a kid we would save up cereal box tops to send away for toys and …

I have my Grandmother Sarah’s rolling pin. She died when I was a baby so I didn’t know her, but my mom inherited the rolling pin. I remember her rolling …

Back in the early 90’s when my brother was living in Los Angeles the first time, we were having our weekly phone conversation and he told me about a movie …

That’s what the ancient Greek word litourgia or liturgy means. You might not think of it as work, but there are certainly jobs involved in our liturgies. Currently 40 over …

Last Sunday, October 10, 3,000 people gathered with Pope Francis. Men and women, lay people and clergy, they came as representatives from around the world for a mass to open …

At weekday mass, we’ve been reading through the book of Jonah for the first reading. You know, the whale and … well mostly we remember the whale. But the whole …

October 2, 1887 On the 9th of November the Catholic Church will celebrate the dedication of the cathedral church of Rome. It was on that day in 324 AD that …

Chapel of Our Lady of the Snows, Belgrano II Base, Antarctica

Chapel of Our Lady of the Snows, Belgrano II Base, Antarctica Did you know that even Antarctica has a bishop? That's because every place on earth is part of a …

It’s those Latin words which have given our Sunday worship its most well known name, “The Mass.” But what do they mean? Actually, they mean “Go, you are dismissed.” Imagine! …