Camino day 2 – Paris

Today’s photos can be viewed here. Today’s prayer intention: our parish priests Fr Mark, Fr Roy, and Fr Augusto and the priests of our diocese. We flew into France and took a train to Paris where we booked a small room in a hostel. Very appropriate feel for the beginning of this Camino journey. WeContinue reading “Camino day 2 – Paris”

Camino 2022 – Day 1

Today is the day! We hop on a plane and will not be back again for 2 months. We plan to chronicle our journey each day gathering all of our photos and videos into a Google photos album. That way we don’t have to inundate social media with hundreds of pictures! I invite youContinue reading “Camino 2022 – Day 1”

Our house looks like a religious order lives here!

My wife decided to take home all of the new cassocks and surplice from the parish so they could be washed and ironed. WOW – that is a lot of black fabric!! But – they have made their way to the parish and will now be ready for a fresh look for all our altarContinue reading “Our house looks like a religious order lives here!”

Preparing for the Camino – 2 Weeks To Go

I awoke today to celebrate the 6 year anniversary of my wife and daughters entering into full communion with the Catholic church! What a wonderful day that was, and a wonderful 6 years it has been! My oldest daughter was confirmed in the church just a couple of months before this – and so weContinue reading “Preparing for the Camino – 2 Weeks To Go”

Pressing Moral Issues of Our Day

What a brilliant commentary on the current political positions surrounding abortion. Bishop Barron makes it clear, this is not just Catholic dogma or generally Christian principles. It is basic moral reasoning. And as such – abortion should be stopped to protect the life of the unborn.

A Short Visit to the Blessed Sacrament Before Meditation

A Short Visit to the Blessed Sacrament Before Meditation In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. "I place myself in the presence of Him, in whose Incarnate Presence I am before. I place myself there. I adore Thee, O my Saviour, present here as God andContinue reading “A Short Visit to the Blessed Sacrament Before Meditation”

Just seeing her in the dress wrecked me!

This morning my daughter is having a dress test party with the women in our family. I planned to work remotely for the morning to keep out of the way – but with limited places to work from the road – I decided to come back home. When I came in, she was just comingContinue reading “Just seeing her in the dress wrecked me!”

Waiting for the Kingdom

Today is day #2 of the election in 2020.  The campaigns are waging their legal battles, people are gathering in the streets and protesting, making noise and getting agitated.  I am turning my heart towards the Kingdom of God.  As Christians we need to remember that our true home is not here in the Earth. Continue reading “Waiting for the Kingdom”