Deacon Michael

March 9, 2016

The Prodigal Son & the Father’s Mercy

Last weekend, the Gospel at Mass (assuming you weren’t hearing the readings for Year A for the RCIA Scrutinies in your parish) was the Parable of the […]
January 19, 2016

Future, Forward

“Remember not the events of the past, the things of long ago consider not; See, I am doing something new! Now it springs forth, do you […]
January 15, 2016

We’re Ready, Lord

2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C This Sunday’s Gospel comes from the beginning of the second chapter of John (John 2:1-11). It’s the familiar story […]
January 14, 2016

#ThankfulThursday – 1/14/2016

A whole new idea – a public dose of what I’m thankful for each Thursday. This week: (1) Mom Today’s her birthday, after all. She carried […]
January 12, 2016

The Powerball of Daily Life

Last week, I took a little bit of flack on Twitter for asking, “Am I the only person who isn’t so sure I’d quit my job […]
January 12, 2016

Mercy at the Front Door

“God’s mercy can make even the driest land become a garden, can restore life to dry bones (cf. Ez 37:1-14). … Let us be renewed by […]
January 8, 2016

Diaconate Weekend #5 – Let’s Pray for Each Other

This weekend is a diaconate formation weekend for my classmates and me. We’ll be studying “Prayer & Sacramental Participation”. I’m going to try to remember to […]
January 5, 2016

A House, A Home

My grandparents’ house – where they made a home, raised my dad, my aunt, and my uncle, and helped to raise our generation. They took a […]
September 19, 2015

Cheerful Servant

I love this weekend’s readings. The themes in them have long been a big part of my life and character. In the corner of my home […]