On this Solemnity of the Ascension there are three important points. A Problem! A Promise! A surprising outcome and charge.
Seventy-five years ago yesterday, 36-year-old Father Patrick Peyton arrived in New York City to rehearse for a radio program to be aired the next day on 300 Mutual Network affiliate radio stations. As Father Peyton and his assistant, Father Woods, inspected the stage, Father Woods said, “It looks rather bare.”
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Once, a young man who was teaching English as a second language in Japan, got to experience a dream-come-true during a flight stopover in Los Angeles: dinner at the home of his all-time greatest Hollywood hero.
Dear Friends in Christ, First a brief story; second, a stunning promise from Jesus; and third, a precious gift.
Dear Friends, today we remember my dear departed cousin, Judy Belanger Snell. Judy’s amazing grandparents lived the Catholic faith with a boldness that is often lacking today. Judy and I shared them with more than one hundred grandchildren and great grandchildren. I only hope and pray that some of their boldness has rubbed off on me and my generation.
Is there a problem? We are celebrating Easter all this week and for 50 days we laugh and sing Alleluia, Christ is risen, Happy Easter. But people are still home-bound, this pandemic is still waging war on us, every solitary human being on the planet is affected by this. Is this a Happy Easter?