Taking Up The Sock

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

This Sunday we are offered another reflection from Christ about the need and importance of prayer. This time he tells a story of two men at prayer, one a Pharisee, […]

The Perfect Practice of Prayer

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

One of our OLMC basketball coaches often tells his players, “You’ve heard the phrase, ‘practice makes perfect,’ but try to make perfect practice.” On one hand this is a sort […]

Thanks For Saying Thanks

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

I’m not a “good old days” guy. I don’t think the past was easier.  Sure, these modern times are perplexing, but decades of ‘wholesome’ television shows can’t cover up for […]

The Whole Story

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

I love it when this happens. This weekend’s readings really fit well with one another as I’m sure the Church intends them to.  We tend to forget, I know I […]

The Other Lazarus

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Growing up in Miami in a Cuban-American neighborhood, I was haunted by and interested in all the rich Catholic iconography of Spanish Catholic architecture: The dark wooden altar pieces, the […]

The Purple Party

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

“Oh Posterity! You will never know, how much it cost the present Generation, to preserve your Freedom! I hope you will make a good Use of it. If you do […]

RJ Sent Me

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Like so many in our OLMC community and beyond I was so struck by the outpouring of love for our brother RJ and his family this past week. Overcome by […]

New-ish Year Resolutions

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

It struck me this afternoon that I’ve been writing this blog for a year. (Thanks for reading!) I started last fall. As I’ve written before, I have always seen September […]

Get the Message

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

Anytime I hear the phrase “and there will be wailing and grinding of teeth” in the Gospel, I roll my eyes. Like most difficult things Jesus says, I relegate it […]

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