Monthly Archives: July 2016

Degrees of heaven???

Friends, Once we get to heaven, how could there be any “degrees” or “levels?”  Are we not all the same in God’s eyes? The answer lies in not how God looks at us, but how we look at God. The Catechism … Continue reading

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Degrees of badness

Friends, It is a natural response.  Once a person realizes there are certain requirements to enter, and the spectrum of requirements goes from fairly simple to very difficult, it is natural to ask, “How simple can we make this, and … Continue reading

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Who was Martha and Mary?

Martha.  (Luke 10:38-41 & John 11; 12:1-3)  Her name means “lord” or “master” in the feminine!  It is found in the well know phrase “Maran-atha” meaning “The Lord comes!” (1 Corinthians 16:22).  All we know of Martha is she is … Continue reading

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There is only one thing you can never regret in this life: THAT YOU CHOSE GOD.

Friends, “For this command that I enjoin on you today is not too mysterious and remote for you. It is not up in the sky, that you should say, ‘Who will go up in the sky to get it for … Continue reading

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Faith of our Fathers

Friends, As we celebrate the Fourth of July, our music at Mass will reflect this time of year too.  One of my favorite hymns is “Faith of our Fathers.”  Digging into some of the history of this well known hymn, … Continue reading

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