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Therapy for your Spirit

Posted by Bernard Blog

May 18, 2017


I have had the occasion to go for physical therapy to address a chronic condition in my hip called osteoarthritis. Most treatment for any type of arthritis suggests that moving more helps with the symptoms, so therapy is a good option. What I noticed ... Read More »

The Way

Posted by Bernard Blog

May 12, 2017


Do you remember the days of driving on a trip and trying to follow a folded map?  Didn’t it always seem like the road you wanted was in the fold.  Have you been successful in re-folding the map? There was a time when a ... Read More »

Who Opens Your Door?

Posted by Bernard Blog

May 6, 2017

  Nowadays quite a few people have some kind of camera or intercom device at the front door of their homes or places of work. These devices let us see who's attempting to come in and we can either open the door, ignore the visitor ... Read More »

Resurrection–how “strange” and cool is that!

Posted by Bernard Blog

April 28, 2017

  This Sunday we hear a story of two followers of Jesus who are pretty dejected after his crucifixion, thinking that all the hope and promise of Jesus’ life and ministry had ended. They begin talking about it with a stranger along the road, and ... Read More »

Salvation from a Cross

Posted by Bernard Blog

April 6, 2017


Betrayal, humiliation, unimaginable pain and death is not exactly what one would expect for a king yet Jesus would withstand all this and more. Today’s Palm Sunday is the familiar narrative of Jesus’ Passion which he endured for us out of unconditional love. We ... Read More »

Come out!

Posted by Bernard Blog

March 30, 2017


A little less than a year ago, a close priest friend of mine fell on his way to celebrate Sunday Mass. He had what turned out to be a traumatic brain injury which led to much bleeding, confusion, hospitalizations, nursing home care and all ... Read More »

Trying Not to See?

Posted by Bernard Blog

March 24, 2017


"There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn't true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true." ― Søren Kierkegaard

I recently read a book, Real Food – Fake Food, which is about how we, the average ... Read More »

The People at the Well

Posted by Bernard Blog

March 17, 2017


This Sunday we'll get to meet the "Samaritan Woman at the Well." I immediately thought of Fr. Ralph’s video on Ash Wednesday telling us about Fr. Patrick’s village in Nigeria. There would be no one at the well in that village simply because there ... Read More »

God said it and THAT settles it!

Posted by Bernard Blog

March 10, 2017


Every day we see cars with bumper stickers or magnets. Does your family car have a bumper sticker on it? What does it say? Some people have a bumper sticker or magnet to show support for their school or a favorite sports team. Others ... Read More »

My Temptation

Posted by Bernard Blog

March 3, 2017


I'm going to tell you more than you really need to know about me here, but I've got a temptation to share with you. If you wonder why I am overweight it is because I am never tempted to exercise and always tempted to ... Read More »