Connecting Point: July 23, 2017

Perhaps it is a younger sibling, a niece or nephew, your own child or grandchild; perhaps it is a perfect stranger, but there is something about a young child learning to takes its first steps that ignites within us the …

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Connecting Point: July 16, 2017

In today’s gospel we are challenged to open our hearts and minds to hear God’s Word and discern how God is using us in this world. We can, through prayer and meditation, determine God’s “plan” for us. God’s gift of …

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Connecting Point: July 9, 2017

Be docile and trust in the Lord.

What does that mean?

We need to trust in the Lord who gives us strength. Watch my reflection to find out what I’m talking about.

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Connecting Point: July 2, 2017

July 2 Connecting Point

When we get to know someone well, and care about them, we often do things simply to please the other person. These relationships are important pieces in our lives. When we understand ourselves as Christians, we identify with Jesus. Putting …

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Connecting Point: June 18, 2017

June 18, 2017 Connecting Point

Is communion truly the Body of Jesus and his Blood?  How can it be when you see and taste wine and a little round host?  They are symbols of Jesus’ body and blood, right?  WRONG!  We bring our gifts of …

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Connecting Point – June 11, 2017

June 11, 2017 Connecting Point

It’s cloudy this June 9, 2017 Michigan morning, yet the birds know and I know the sun has risen.

I write this reflection in consideration of the many blessings we will be celebrating this evening:

60 Years of sharing our …

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June 4 Connecting Point

When we think of Pentecost, the first thing that comes to mind is the Holy Spirit .
So why is our Connecting Point about forgiveness?
At the end of the gospel that we hear this weekend, Jesus tells his disciples …

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Connecting Point: May 28, 2017

May 28 Connecting Point

“How can I bring the Word to the community.”

The Great Commission should be a part of how we live our lives every day as Catholics. However, it takes a different approach today to reach people than it did 2000 …

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Connecting Point: May 21, 2017

May 21 Connecting Point

How can I glorify God in the bad times as well as in the good times?

Our connecting point for this week is a tall order!

Enduring illness or tragedy or extreme conflict in life can oftentimes cause us to …

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Connecting Point: May 14, 2017

May 14 Connecting Point

If we as followers of Christ reflect the Gospel message we reflect his character through the Holy Spirit. “This is how everyone will recognize that you are my disciples – when they see the love you have for each other.”(John …

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