not too tight…

January 19, 2019

New Zealander’s were ingenious in making good use of old 44 gallon steel drums turning them into everything from outdoor ovens to boundary fences and chairs…you name it. I often think of these drums when I remember…

the day life began

January 12, 2019

Human life for too many people is an exhausting existence of grasping at whatever will…

the first Mass

January 9, 2019

181 years ago this weekend, 13 January 1838, the first Catholic Mass was celebrated on…

Epiphany

January 5, 2019

This is the effect on the one who has encountered the person of Jesus. We…

New Year blessing

January 1, 2019

A New Year prayer from today’s first reading, set beautifully to music by John…