Come Holy Spirit!

As I write this article, it is Pentecost afternoon and I have just returned from the last of 33 scheduled Confirmation ceremonies that I have celebrated this spring. The Holy Spirit is very much on my mind this Pentecost afternoon. I recalled the familiar invocation,...

Corpus Christi

Sunday morning, on the Feast of Corpus Christi, I celebrated Mass at Corpus Christi Parish in South Onondaga. Later in the day I celebrated Mass at Sacred Heart Basilica commemorating the canonization of St. John Paul II. Both events were joyous occasions for me. The...
Respect life

Respect life

Each year as we prepare for the annual March for Life in our nation’s capital, I am reminded that the march occurs just a few short weeks after the Solemnity of Christmas. On Christmas, and the days immediately following it, I often found myself (and I hope you...