Homily: Can we Show Mercy?

In a race, athlete Abel Mutai representing Kenya, was just a few feet from the finish line, but he was confused with the signage & stopped thinking he had completed the race. The Spanish athlete, Ivan Fernandez was right behind him & realizing what was happening, he started shouting at the Kenyan for him to […]

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Why I say Black Live Matter

People ask my why I say Black Live Matter.  Here are a few stories that might help you understand why I say Black Lives Matter. When I was in the College Seminary at Seton Hall in the 1970’s I was having a meal with three fellow seminarians.  I realized that something was going on at […]

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Homily: With Whom do YOU Identify?

How do we identify ourselves? There are a variety of answers to this question.  We can identify by race, nationality, state, gender, sports team, work, marital status, etc.   Some of us are quite strong in our connection to our sport teams.  After all the word fan comes from fanatic!   Others are strongly rooted to their […]

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Prayer for Conscience and Courage

Prayer for Conscience and Courage Apr 3, 2017 Loving God,lead us beyond ourselvesto care and protect,to nourish and shape,to challenge and energizeboth the life and the worldYou have given us. God of light and God of darkness,God of conscience and God of couragelead us through this timeof spiritual confusion and public uncertainty. Lead us beyond […]

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