Monthly Archives: May 2011

A year since I left… and no regrets.

A year ago today was my first full day at home after moving out of the Legionary community. A lot has happened in the intervening 365 days! Fortunately, I can say I have no regrets. I have no doubt that … Continue reading

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Remaining in Christ and bearing fruit

Homily for May 25, Wednesday of the V week of Easter When God creates us, He does it for a purpose. I think that we all learned the formula from the old catechism at some point: “God made me to … Continue reading

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Peace and tribulation

Homily for May 24, Tuesday of the V week of Easter I tried to record this during Mass for a podcast, but I was celebrating Mass at a chapel next to an intersection and near a fire station. There was … Continue reading

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As Pentecost approaches… (homily for IV Sunday of Easter, following the 1962 missal)

Homily for May 22, IV Sunday after Easter (1962 missal) In just three weeks, we will celebrate Pentecost Sunday, and the liturgy is starting to prepare us. As becomes clear in the readings today, we are incomplete as Christians without … Continue reading

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Finding our own room in the Lord’s house

Homily for May 22, V Sunday of Easter, cycle A Today’s Gospel reading, or at least a large part of it, has been part of the readings at Mass two times already in the past couple of weeks. Maybe God … Continue reading

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Encontrar nuestra habitación en la casa espiritual de la Iglesia

Aquí les comparto mi homilía en español para el V Domingo de Pascua, tal y como salió de mis labios. La grabé durante la misa de vigilia del domingo. No es perfecta, pues tenía la homilía escrita en inglés e … Continue reading

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Homilycast #82: In Christ we know the Father – and in Him alone

Here is my homily for today, recorded during the midday Mass.  I didn’t have time to write it up properly, so it was more or less extemporaneous. That’s why it’s a little longer than usual, and maybe a bit less … Continue reading

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Book review: Ingathering, by Zenna Henderson

Ingathering: The Complete People Stories of Zenna Henderson by Zenna Henderson I read most or all of these stories many years ago, and I really enjoyed re-reading them. They are “theistic” sci-fi, without being too much in-your-face about it (at … Continue reading

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My annual retreat

From this evening until Friday morning, I will be doing my annual spiritual retreat. As a result, I will not be posting, unless perhaps I get some divine inspiration that I can’t wait to share. Please pray for me during … Continue reading

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A year ago today, part II

Here are few more photos, continuing my post from this morning.

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