Category Archives: Father’s Messages

Reflection on Gospel of the day Pope Francis Nov 21 Church is not Apple

Pope Francis in his homily today proclaimed,”That those who sought to pray at the Temple were scandalized by the corruption of the merchants.” “When those who are in the Temple – be they priests, lay people, secretaries, [...] become businessmen, … Continue reading

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The Elixir

At the cross roads of a great battle There was a wedding A stranger came in from a long walk The stranger was given entrance into the wedding party There was a gift given to the stranger. In fact the … Continue reading

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Fr Stefan Reflection on Christ the King

Originally posted on "Let the Fire Fall":
This Sunday is Christ the King. Pope Benedict XVI writes, “God does not have a fixed plan that he must carry out; on the contrary, he has many different ways of…

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Heaven is a celebration and Cool and the Gang

Quote for the day From Pope Francis Nov 15, ” “The Lord never says that the Kingdom of God is a show. It’s a party! But it is different. And a party is beautiful, of course. A big party. And … Continue reading

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cool story about Padre Pio

Today anointed a 103 year old woman, telling person in parish about this and she shared this cool story about her grandfather. When he was a boy he grew up in the same town as Padre Pio in Italy, and … Continue reading

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Let God Surprise You

I just finished reading the book, ‘Wild at Heart.’ The book inspired me to go out and purchase a painting of a mountain. God often reveals himself on top of a mountain. As I scanned my office I found a … Continue reading

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Into the ‘Unknown’

John Eldredge in his book, ‘Wild at Heart’ proclaims, “The spiritual life cannot be made suburban…It is always a frontier and we who live in it must accept and even rejoice that it remains untamed. The greatest obstacle to realizing … Continue reading

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Today talking to all the teachers of diocese 1 grade and under, “Discipline and what it is not”

The ideas for this talk are from Dr Patricia M. McCormack IHM, from her book, ‘Classroom and Beyond.’ The title of the book makes me think of Buzz Light Year. “A positive approach to the concept of self-discipline must be … Continue reading

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The Institute (Quess the name of the new institute?) Charisms community new evangelization

About 6 years ago I was reflecting in prayer about what God purpose was in the charismatic movement in the Church. Than it struck me like a bolt. The purpose of the charismatic movement in the Church is found in … Continue reading

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The Veil, Saint Therese and the Angels

The highest angels have 3 sets of wings One set of wings cover the feet Another set of wings cover the face The third set of wings are for flight The angel’s wings cover their face like a veil Saint … Continue reading

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