Reflection on St. Joseph – March 19, 2020

Brothers and Sisters, Today is the Feast Day of St. Joseph ‘step-father’ of God. Here is the link to my reflection on him and the ‘community of the Holy Family.’ While our worship and other gatherings continue to be suspended, I hope that we will never again take our communal...

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Reflection on St. Cyril of Jerusalem – March 18, 2020

Friends, Click here for the video reflection on St. Cyril of Jerusalem.  For Further study, look at Rodney Stark’s work The Rise of Christianity and St. Cyril’s book On the Sacraments (aka the Catechetical Lectures of Cyril of Jerusalem). Blessings! Fr. Stace Strengthen, O Lord, the bishops of your Church in their special...

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Reflection on St. Patrick – March 17, 2020

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Click here for a very brief Lenten reflection on St. Patrick. At the end, I prayed to help us against what the ancient Christians call ‘acedia.’ As we are all inside in one state of quarantine or another, fear + boredom + agitation = acedia. We...

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