Author archives: Elvis Presley

  • COME AND SEE! During this 75th anniversary of our parish, I want to share with you a meditation on these two words given by Saint Philip the Apostle, to Nathanael. "Come and See!" (Jn1:43-50). Early in this passage Jesus invites Saint Philip to follow Him. And as a result, Philip invites Nathan... [Read more]
  • FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY Fathering and Mothering God "See what love God bestowed on us that we may be called the children of God." John 3:1 Reflection God our Father, your will be done, on earth as in heaven. We thank you for giving us the bread we need.  Holy is your name. You hold us... [Read more]
  • Christmas 2016 THEME Your Gift is Wrapped and Prayer OK GOD, WHAT'S THE GOOD NEWS? Love is Good News One Christmas Eve a mother has to tell her children some bad news. There would be no Christmas presents the next day because despite the mom's every effort they are penniless. The children unders... [Read more]
  • OK God, what's the Good News? The Gospel of Jesus Christ is the Good News. All is profoundly OK because God is Emmanuel-God with us. May we be good news for others as stewards who share God's gifts of time, talent, and treasure this Christmas and always. Good News - Your Gift is Wrapped in Pr... [Read more]
  • `A STEWARD'S KEYS: Week II Not feeling OK? Pray! Prayer is the key that sets us free to be OK. Prayer is the key that unlocks the treasure of the Good News. What Good News? 1. God is always present to us and gifting us whether we feel OK or not. God is with us regardless of our thoughts, feel... [Read more]
  • A STEWARD'S KEYS: Week I OK is a spoken expression used and understood by most everyone in our world. The hand gesture for OK, (forefinger and thumb forming a circle and the three remaining fingers upright), is globally recognized. OK means: it is so, I get it, true, yes, alright. OK signifies ... [Read more]
  • + Giving Thanks for Time and Work + LABOR DAY WEEKEND REFLECTIONS The Labor Day Holiday Weekend is an appropriate time to give God thanks for the gift of the purpose and meaning of our time and work. Uniquely created, we are called to share of ourselves in many ways with each other. This is our w... [Read more]
  • KINDNESS “Everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles herself will be exalted." Luke 14:7-14 A humble person, knowing that all gifts are God-given, is kind. “Whether one believes in religion or not - there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness," observes the D... [Read more]
  • QUESTING Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat Spiritual Literacy "If we are spiritual beings on a human path rather than human beings who may be on a spiritual path," Jungian analyst Jean Shinoda Bolen suggests, "then life is not only a journey but a pilgrimage or quest as well." It is a quest for me... [Read more]
  • SUMMER SERIES A little extra bulletin space during the summer weeks enables us to run a full article in four weekly segments. The topic is HOPE and is taken from a leading journal of contemporary Spirituality, SPIRITUAL LIFE (Summer 2012) Each installment will be posted on the web-page sequentia... [Read more]
  • SUMMER SERIES A little extra bulletin space during the summer weeks enables us to run a full article in four weekly segments. The topic is HOPE and is taken from a leading journal of contemporary Spirituality, SPIRITUAL LIFE (Summer 2012) Each installment will be posted on the web-page sequentia... [Read more]
  • SUMMER SERIES A little extra bulletin space during the summer weeks enables us to run a full article in four weekly segments. The topic is HOPE and is taken from a leading journal of contemporary Spirituality, SPIRITUAL LIFE (Summer 2012) Each installment will be posted on the web-page sequentia... [Read more]