Archbishop: Christ Welcomes and Challenges Those Wrestling with Gender Identity

Archbishop Carlson is one of a small but increasing number of Catholic bishops and Catholic leaders in the U.S. who have issued statements on gender ideology. Taken from: Catholic News Agency LOUIS, Mo. — Christ draws close with love and compassion, as well as a challenge, for people who experience discord between their gender identity and … [Read more…]

Planned Parenthood’s Unexpected Move

By Kathryn Lopez Posted: Jul 25, 2020 12:01 AM in Townhall.com I’m no fan of cancel culture, which seems to me to be shrill, suffocating and unforgiving. At the same time, Planned Parenthood in New York is distancing itself from its co-founder, Margaret Sanger, removing her name from one of their health centers in lower … [Read more…]

17th Sunday: “Only You, Lord”

“Only You, Lord“ A woman found a lamp and as she examined it and a genie popped out.  She asked him, “Do I get three wishes?”  He responded, “Nope, I’m a one –wish genie. What will it be?” She pulled out a map and said, “I want these countries to stop fighting so we can … [Read more…]

16th Sunday: What is the Kingdom of God?

What is the Kingdom of God? Today’s parables all start with a reference to the kingdom: “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed…”; “the kingdom of heaven is like a grain of mustard…”; “the kingdom of heaven is like leaven…”. It would be something of an understatement to … [Read more…]

15th Sunday: Where is the Seed Being Thrown?

Where is the Seed Being Thrown? There is a story about a fussy vegetarian.  This fussy vegetarian was never satisfied with any of the fruit or vegetables she bought.  They were either too ripe or not ripe enough, too big or too small.  She was never happy.   Then one day she drove past a new store … [Read more…]

14th Sunday Homily: Am I a Child?

Am I a Child? What were these things the Father was hiding from the learned and the clever, those who were filled with themselves? What were these same things the Father thought fit to reveal to little children – those who were open to learning? Why did Jesus bless the Father for this seemingly peculiar … [Read more…]