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According To Your Word

Posted By Post Date: February 3, 2023

One of the most meaningful Pro-Life demonstrations I ever saw was a graduating High School class deciding to put out the number of empty seats with them in the graduates’ area of all the children who would have been graduating High School with them had they not been aborted....

My Eyes Have Seen Your Salvation

Posted By Post Date: February 2, 2023

Today is the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple. It recalls the Baby Jesus being brought to the Temple by His mother and foster father to present an offering to God on behalf of the firstborn son. You see, in the Mosaic Law, the firstborn...

This Is A Test – Sunday Homily

Posted By Post Date: February 1, 2023

The spiritual disciplines of the Faith many times lead us to moments in our lives where we are really tested so that we will know reality both internally and externally. These tests in our lives are “good” but rarely pleasant. As we approach Great Lent, let’s do what we...

You Are Never Rejected!

Posted By Post Date: February 1, 2023

She was always cheery. It seemed no matter what, she had a smile on her face. I could count on some inspirational quote or some uplifting phrase every morning as we worked together. And then, the bottom fell out of her life. I watched as her smile began to...

You Are the Body of Christ

Posted By Post Date: January 31, 2023

“Your worldview has to have the same shape that reality does.” This quote by American philosopher J. Budziszewski seems to be common sense. But anyone looking at society today will have to conclude that common sense isn’t really all that common. It seems to make sense that how I...

You Are The Light. You Are The City on the Hill!

Posted By Post Date: January 30, 2023

The famous philosopher Aldus Huxley once wrote: “If most of us remain ignorant of ourselves it is because self-knowledge is painful and we prefer the pleasures of illusion.” Huxley wrote “The Perennial Philosophy” in 1945 and suggested that the basic wisdom of authentic human reality is common to all...

Why Ask Why – Zacchaeus Sunday – Homily

Posted By Post Date: January 27, 2023

Because when you forget your “why” you lose your way! When you lose the central truth of anything, the chances of that truth staying with you in a meaningful way reduce to zero! The Orthodox Faith touches every aspect of our everyday lives and attacks the basic weakness and...

One Of A Kind

Posted By Post Date: January 27, 2023

It’s never been “popular” to confront our very prideful and “autonomous” societies with the exclusive teaching that the only way to God the Father is through Jesus Christ. In fact, most societies and cultures have reacted rather badly to this Christian faith message. Our human history shows a swing...

Invest Your Talents!

Posted By Post Date: January 26, 2023

I remember reading the book “How to Win Friends and Influence People” by Dale Carnegie years ago. You see, I thought going into sales was going to be my career and that classic book was part of a foundational training for budding salesmen. Going through my first sales training...

A Fitting High Priest

Posted By Post Date: January 25, 2023

In World War 1 the two opposing armies would dig in and conduct what was then called “trench warfare.” The land between the two armies entrenched in the fight was called “no man’s land” because anybody who tried to attack would be shot by the other side! Not a...