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The Twist Ending -A Gospel Reflection - Recognize God in Your Ordinary Moments: by Colleen Jurkiewicz Dorman

Any reader of psychological thrillers will come across the “dead main character trope” fairly often. This is the famous Sixth Sense twist ending (I would say “spoiler alert,” but the …

Written in the Wounds -A Gospel Reflection - Recognize God in Your Ordinary Moments: by Colleen Jurkiewicz Dorman

For all the condemnation Thomas the Doubter has received in 2000 years of homilies, I think there’s something to admire in him. Thomas is not unique. We all waver at …

To My Sisters and Brothers in Christ at Saint Leonard and Saint Frances of Rome...

Grace to you and peace from the Lord Jesus Christ.   How good it is to be with you through the next months until the arrival of your new pastor …

Palm Sunday 2024 Homily

A few years ago some archaeologists in the Holy Land excavated a tax collector’s office that was almost intact, with all the tax records. There were two stacks of tax …

5th Sunday of Lent- “Those Who Believe in Me, Even though They Die, Will Live.” (Jn 11:1-45)

From Fr Johnson’s Homily for this weekend. In the Gospel, Jesus reveals that he is the giver of life by raising Lazarus from the dead. By raising Lazarus from the …

4th Sunday of Lent- God's Boundless Love

“For God so loved the world that He gave His only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life.”   Near Mobile, …

3rd Sunday of Lent- Baptism and New Life

From Fr Johnson’s Homily for this weekend.   Today’s readings are centered on Baptism and new life. Living water represents God’s Spirit which comes to us in Baptism, penetrating every aspect …

2nd Sunday of Lent- Transformation and Listening to God

From this weekend’s readings (Gn 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18 Rom 8:31b-34 Mk 9:2-10)   Dear brothers and sisters in Jesus Christ,   The common theme of today’s readings is transformation …

1st Sunday of Lent– (Temptation)

From this Sunday’s readings (GEN 9: 8-15; I PT 3: 18-22; MK 1: 12-15)   A mother camel and her baby are talking one day and the baby camel asks, …

6th Sunday- “If you wish, you can make me clean.”

On February 11, in the newspaper Northern Kentucky life, I happened to read an article with a title “Taking wrong turn put man in right place to be a hero” …