Pandemic Novena Day 5

In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Father in Heaven, have mercy on us and on the whole world. We come to you today with our fears and concerns — You know what’s in our hearts. We love You, trust You,[…]

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Tuesday of the 4th week of Lent

We are familiar with the ordinary. The ordinary is the simple way of looking at life where everything is plain and simple. The same idea applies to both of the readings for today. In the Gospel Jesus meets a crippled man who is trying to get into the pools to[…]

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Pandemic Novena Day 4

In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Father in Heaven, have mercy on us and on the whole world. We come to you today with our fears and concerns — You know what’s in our hearts. We love You, trust You,[…]

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Monday of the 4th week of Lent

Isaiah reminds us that we as Christians are not escapists. Escapists see the world and everything associated with it as bad, as though our only hope is to not be part of this world. They tend to see all things as evil and either divorce themselves completely from the world[…]

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Pandemic Novena Day 3

In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Father in Heaven, have mercy on us and on the whole world. We come to you today with our fears and concerns — You know what’s in our hearts. We love You, trust You,[…]

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4th Sunday of Lent

This reflection is recorded as opposed to written. Sorry for an inconvenience this may cause. You can find the recording at catholicchat.podbean.com. If you have any issues finding or listening to it, email me at frcwilliams@holycrossmt.org Fr. Cody

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Pandemic Novena Day 2

In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Father in Heaven, have mercy on us and on the whole world. We come to you today with our fears and concerns — You know what’s in our hearts. We love You, trust You,[…]

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Saturday of the 3rd week of Lent

What do you desire? I don’t mean “what are you desiring?” What do you desire? If we were to take some time in silence to listen to the movement of our thoughts and emotions, we would realize that our minds and hearts are pulled many different directions. Some of these[…]

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Pandemic Novena Day 1

In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Father in Heaven, have mercy on us and on the whole world. We come to you today with our fears and concerns — You know what’s in our hearts. We love You, trust You,[…]

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Friday of the 3rd Week of Lent

When most people think of the Old Testament they think of the vengeful wrath of God that destroys the people who do not follow his commands. This narrow view of the Old Testament misses some of the very tender and beautiful passages, especially those found in the Book of the[…]

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