A man with leprosy breaks societal convention and approaches Jesus. He kneels down and reaches out to Jesus physically and through faith: “If you wish, you can make me clean.” Jesus responds, “I do will it. Be made clean.” But Father Jim is challenged: “Why don’t you really heal anyone?” a woman asks him. Listen…
The sower abundantly scatters the seed but we must ask ourselves: Have we hardened our hearts like the dirt path? Are we rocky soil that can start life but not sustain it or have we opened ourselves to God’s love and purpose?
Jesus had his priorities straight. In this Gospel he heals Peter’s mother-in-law and then the whole town comes out to be healed. But afterward, what does Jesus do? He goes away to a place of quiet and solitude and prays. We can learn great things from this lesson. Read the Gospel and complete transcript:
Fr. Michael shares a homily from Pope Francis commemorating the World Day of Migrants and Refugees. At the end, Fr. Michael shares a beautiful painting by Holly Schapker entitled: Our Lady of the Way and his poem of the same name.
In this Gospel Jesus teaches in the Synagogue in Capernaum and when confronted by a person with an unclean spirit He drives out the demon. In exorcisms, in order to drive out the demons, they must be confronted and they must name themselves. We too must confront and name our own demons in order to…
As we approach the 45th anniversary of Roe v Wade, Fr. Michael looks into the realities of abortion within our country and urges us to embrace a pro-life ethic that values life from conception to natural death. Further, we are called to more than marches and protests. We are called to support those women faced…
Come. Abandon. Learn. Love: CALL This is the acronym Fr. Jim uses to imagine the call that Jesus used for his disciples; the same call He uses for us today. Read the full and complete transcript here: Answer the Call – Transcript
John the Baptist sees Jesus and proclaims, “Behold the Lamb of God.” At this, Andrew leaves his company and joins Jesus. He then recruits his brother Simon to join them. Jesus became their Rabbi, their teacher. Who do you seek? Who do you follow? Share Your Faith – Transcript
Enter into the Nativity scene with Fr. Michael through contemplative prayer of the Rosary. Missed Episode 1 or Episode 2?
Fr. Jim asks: Will we be the wise men and women taking up the journey to Jesus? Like the Magi, will we take a different path than the world would have us go? Transcript: Wise Men Still Seek Him – Transcription