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Archive of posts filed under the Pro-Life category.

Treating Life with Dignity and Love Part IV

Last night I offered the fourth and final webinar in my series, Treating Life with Dignity and Love, covering Catholic Pro-Life teaching. You can view the video and see the slides at www.renewaloffaith.org/prolife4. For the next couple of days, you can complete an online evaluation of the webinar at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfl8V98K4fn1mDqt1Rm1ip7uVwqwo_hGXx8BieKaCRQRvXKnQ/viewform?usp=sf_link. On May 19th, I will do a […]

Third Webinar in Series “Treating Life with Dignity and Love”

Last night I hosted the third webinar in my series, “Treating Life with Dignity and Love.” The recording of the webinar and the slides are now available online at www.renewaloffaith.org/prolife3. You can now register for Part IV on April 14th, 6:30 pm, at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-XKK13xrRIGGxxufAbg5-A. If you missed either of the two previous webinars in this […]

Video Recording of “Treating Life with Dignity and Love: Part II”

Hello, Last night I offered the second webinar in my series, Treating Life with Dignity and Love. In this webinar, we built upon what I said in part I to discuss Catholic teaching about abortion and the death penalty. Part II is now available on my website at www.renewaloffaith.org/prolife2. You can register now for Part […]

If It’s All About Me…

Relativists say you can believe whatever you want as long as you don’t hurt anyone. For relativists, the truth is what you want it to be. For them, it seems, it’s all about me. We pray for them to know God’s Truth. “Jesus then said to those Jews who believed in him, “If you remain […]

A Reminder for Webinar Series on Catholic Pro-Life Teaching

If you have not already registered for the second webinar in my series, Treating Life with Dignity and Love on Catholic Pro-Life teaching, here is the information: Treating Life with Dignity and LoveMany people know the Catholic Church is against abortion, assisted-suicide, and the death penalty.  However, not as many people know why.  In part […]

Treating Life with Dignity and Love, Part I now available

Last night we started our new series, Treating Life with Dignity and Love. The video and slides are now available at www.renewaloffaith.org/prolife1. Registration is now open for the second part of this series where we will discuss abortion and the death penalty at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fIq7-a_BTtCoRqwMjIRRsg . Please feel free to comment with any questions you would […]

Invitation to New Webinar Series

For those of you who are regular readers of my blog, you are used to learning of the presentations I do and being provided a link to view the video of the presentation and handouts after the presentation is given. I started doing regular in-person presentations in 2013 and making the videos and handouts available […]

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A – Homily

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year AIsaiah 5:1-7Psalm 80:9, 12, 13-14, 15-16, 19-20 (Isaiah 5:7a)Philippians 4:6-9Matthew 21:33-43October 4, 2020 Is the Lord with us in our struggles?  The Lord is always with us.  Everything that is good comes from the Lord.  The Lord is like the vineyard owner described by Isaiah.  The Lord established a […]

More Shootings, More Stress

It’s hard to know but it seems like I have heard of increasing numbers of acts of violence (mainly shootings). I currently serve in a parish about thirty minutes outside of Rochester, NY. Last weekend, Rochester had three separate shootings in 24 hours. I grew up in the Southern Tier area of New York State. […]

What Should We Pray For?

When we celebrate Mass we are praying together. What do you pray for on your own? How often do you pray? Today, I would like to talk about two of my daily prayer intentions. If you have come to daily Mass when I am presiding, you have likely also heard me include them in the […]