Taking Up One’s Cross

     My family and I were on a family vacation for several days in Fort Lauderdale, FL in March 2023. Anytime we are on vacation and one of the vacation days falls on a Sunday, I visit MassTimes.org to find the closest Catholic church to where we are staying. I then...

Jesus’s Miracles Recorded in Scripture

     The list below is what has been recorded in the four Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, John). It is amazing to read about any one of these miracles that Jesus performed while He was alive. Some or all these Scripture passages are a wonderful idea for a small group...

I Will Praise You in This Storm

I am a member of the Social Concerns Committee (SCC) at St. John the Evangelist (Yardley, PA). Our main goal is to reach out and help others who are members of our church, those in and around the area where our church is located, and even others in many parts of the...

The Gift of Your Time

     There are many people in my life who are very special to me – my wife, our children, my parents, my parents-in-law, relatives, high school friends, church friends, and my teaching colleagues. There are many other people who have been very special to me...

Temptations Are Sins Only if We Act on Them

     Jesus is “fully God” and “fully human.” He is God. He was also human like you and me. Because He was human, Jesus experienced many different emotions throughout His lifetime. Also, he was tempted by the devil and others all throughout His life just like we are...