What did it feel like holding your baby for the first time?
Feast of the Presentation in the Temple Fr. Ron begins by asking what it felt like to hold your newborn baby or grand-baby for the first time. It was probably overwhelming. Fr. Ron shares one of his favorite religious pictures What did it feel like holding your baby for the first time?
Connecting Point: January 3, 2021
This week’s Gospel from Matthew reveals the birth of the Messiah and the Feast of the Epiphany. The magi have arrived in Jerusalem, and after seeing the prophesized star, wonder where the newborn king lay. King Herod, troubled by the Connecting Point: January 3, 2021
The Presentation of the Lord and Candlemas
Although the majority of us have long packed up our Christmas ornaments, the historical Christmas cycle extends past the Baptism of the Lord. Traditionally the feast of Candlemas (the Presentation of the Lord) occurs on February 2 and marked the The Presentation of the Lord and Candlemas
Connecting Point: November 25, 2018
All of us experience times of darkness. These dark times are usually the result of the hardships life gives us: the death of a loved one; serious illness; broken relationships with family and friends; failed dreams; economic setbacks; the apparent Connecting Point: November 25, 2018
Connecting Point: February 25, 2018
How can my living reflect God’s Light? In this Sunday readings, we hear about Christ’s light and how it should reflect on others. Christ’s glorified body and the dazzling light are revealed to the disciples that followed Jesus up the Connecting Point: February 25, 2018
Thoughts on the Transfiguration
We all have desire to be light to others, to be kind, compassionate and gentle. Yet, that desire can often be too easily squelched by moments when we react out of anger, frustration, fear and negativity. Our inherently narcissistic self Thoughts on the Transfiguration