Showing posts from May 10, 2013

No Confessions this Saturday at St. Brendan Parish

I am away this weekend conducting a Mother's Day Retreat. The priest who is covering for me is not able to celebrate Reconciliation. With the shortage of priests (yes please pray for vocations) I wasn't able to find someone. Have a great weekend!

Great Reflection from The Word Among Us

I wanted to share today's Daily Reflection from the Word Among Us. I thought it was really good. I have been thinking a lot how fear easily creeps into our lives and begins to control us and rob us of the Lord's gift of Peace. I am busy trying to get everything ready for the weekend retreat. I haven't yet reached the point of "letting go and letting God" but I'm pretty confident it will come sometime today. Have a great weekend! The Lord said to Paul, “Do not be afraid … for I am with you.” (Acts 18:9, 10) Again and again, Jesus tells us not to be afraid. Instead, we should have confidence—not because he guarantees a particular outcome but because he is always with us. He alone can see the big picture, a picture that includes many factors that are hidden from our eyes. For example, Jesus assured Paul that he had many friends in Corinth, just as God told Elijah there were seven thousand other faithful believers in Israel (1 Kings 19:14-18). So tak