Monthly Archives: May 2016

Veni Sancti Spiritus

Breathe into me, Holy Spirit, that my thoughts may all be holy. Move in me, Holy Spirit, that my work, too, may be holy. Attract my heart, Holy Spirit, that I may love only what is holy. Strengthen me, Holy … Continue reading

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Fatima and Sheep

I was in Fatima just a few short weeks ago which seems quite distant now. On this day 99 years ago, Mary appeared to the three young shepherd children, responding that she had come from Heaven. She would appear five … Continue reading

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Divine Shine

The quote at the end of today’s mass readings was from CS Lewis: I believe in Christ like I believe in the sun; not because I can see it, but by it I can see everything else.   I have … Continue reading

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Freedom 55 Festivities

Whew! Wasn’t that a party? In facing the reality of my illness, many folks asked what they could do. I took a risk that could have backfired. I asked them to throw me a Freedom 55 Bash, knowing full well … Continue reading

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Trust Me

  A year ago I was in a hospital bed, recovering from a liver resection.  The doctors were not sure that I would survive the surgery and even if I did they were uncertain whether the surgery would be successful. … Continue reading

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All Its Glory

  Spring has flourished this week. The natural world has awoken and is stretching out its limbs in all its glory. Walking anywhere is an absolute treat as colours are splashed all over the place, crying out for our attention. … Continue reading

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The Truth

In the Gospel today Jesus tells his disciples that he is the way, and the truth, and the life.  This day was one of those days…one of those days when you just simply need to believe the Truth about life … Continue reading

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Purple Dealer

Women who love purple and deal in holy cloths open their hearts to the Lord listen eagerly, words striking a cord. Judge me to be faithful, Lord, Come and stay at my home. I will prevail until you do. You … Continue reading

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