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forgiveness, reflections

Making Mistakes

Today I made a mistake.  It wasn’t my first, won’t be my last.  But it was a stupid, careless mistake that I made because I...
forgiveness, Ignatian Spirituality, inspiration

I Desire Mercy, Not Sacrifice

Today’s Gospel from Matthew hits many of us right between the eyes when we hear the following words: “I desire mercy, not sacrifice.” How often...
forgiveness, radio

Working with Joan Rivers at WOR

They say all comedy comes from pain. My late college roommate was a stand up comic and his illness was a major piece of his...
forgiveness, pro-life, social justice, Wacky theology
Clergy and Laity, forgiveness, Pope Francis

Canonizing the Council

A few years ago I had a discussion with a colleague about the spirit of Vatican II. He noted: “Perhaps they should admit that this...
Campus Ministry, education, forgiveness, inspiration, vocation, young adult ministry

First Day at School Memories

While many of my friends are sending their kids off to their first day of school and my wife heads in to her first day...

Mercy, Freely Given and Received

During a recent process meditation that I was participating in with the students here, I was struck by the idea of mercy. Deacon Greg recently...
Campus Ministry, forgiveness, inspiration, reflections, scripture
Clergy and Laity, forgiveness, illness, Sexuality
9-11, forgiveness

11 Years Later…Can We Forgive?

I watched much of the memorial ceremony of that hateful day of 11 years ago this morning. A somber day to be sure, for me....