Mass Reflection (March 29th, 2020)

Christ uses parables as an important teaching tool.  We have some difficulty engaging their impact because we have grown up hearing them.  We tend to think of parables as touchy-feely stories of God’s love.  Actually, parables always have an unusual twist.  Christ’s original audience would have been puzzled or disturbed …

Christ at Mass Reflection (March 22, 2020)

In recent years, society has changed its thinking about conditions like blindness, deafness and autism.  Once considered defects or maladies, they are now understood as aspects of human variation—or, as a Catholic might say, ways that God brings certain of His children into the world.  Our own parishioner Kierstyn Kuehnle, …