Barbecue (Aug. 16, 2018)

Nothing beats a barbecue on a beautiful summer day. Spending time outside with family and friends, having a few cold ones (sodas of course), and enjoying some burgers and hot dogs as the sun sets late in the evening and the fireflies appear – it’s the American way. Like the parallels in other cultures, it’s…

Sabbath Rest (Aug. 2, 2018)

One of my favorite things to do as a priest is spend time in the parish school. Children have a wonderfully simple way of looking at the world and often reach insights that adults miss out on. Not long ago one student asked me: “If God is so strong and great, after making the world,…