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The King on the Donkey

Posted by Bernard Blog

July 9, 2017

 

When traveling, have you ever been in a city where there is a statue of a general on a horse? These are impressive works of art that are meant to get our attention and cause us to admire the life of the rider. Compare ... Read More »

Love is Love

Posted by Bernard Blog

July 2, 2017

 

This Sunday's Gospel reading might shock us a little (or maybe a lot) at the beginning.  Jesus says, "Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of ... Read More »

What God Believes

Posted by Bernard Blog

June 23, 2017

 

"Are not two sparrows sold for a small coin? Yet, not one of them falls to the ground without your Father's knowledge. Even all the hairs of your head are counted. So do not be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.”Jesus is ... Read More »

Grandma & Communion

Posted by Bernard Blog

June 16, 2017

 

NOTE: We missed the blog last week because Sue Martin's mother was in the hospital and she was tending to her. This week Deacon Jim's wife Marie is still in recovery with her health. Please pray for the quick healing of everyone involved.  This ... Read More »

Come Holy Spirit!

Posted by Bernard Blog

June 2, 2017

 

This weekend, the Church celebrates the great feast of Pentecost, concluding our 50-day celebration of Jesus’ resurrection.  We remember our reception of the Spirit in the sacrament of Confirmation, and rejoice with the many men and women who will be confirmed this weekend around ... Read More »

"I am leaving you now"

Posted by Bernard Blog

May 26, 2017

 

My wife and I are ‘empty nesters’ now that both of our sons live and work outside of New York.  It was very emotional when each of them left.  Our family, as we knew it and experienced it, was going to change.  Seeing each ... Read More »

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 »