Hello Darkness My Old Friend

“Hello darkness, my old friend…” Everybody knows the iconic Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel song, but do you know the amazing story behind the first line of The Sounds of Silence? It began when Arthur “Art” Garfunkel, a Jewish kid from Queens, enrolled in Columbia...

By Standing Firm You Gain Life

A Refection on Luke 21:5-19 by Rev. Lauri Ferring Luke 21:5–19 NASB95 And while some were talking about the temple, that it was adorned with beautiful stones and votive gifts, He said, “As for these things which you are looking at, the days will come in...

The Thankful Leper

by Dr. Ralph F. Wilson ” Now on his way to Jerusalem, Jesus traveled along the border between Samaria and Galilee.  As he was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy met him. They stood at a distance and called out in a loud voice,...

Increase Our Faith

Grace and peace to all of you from God our Father and our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ! Perhaps we can summarize today’s meditation with this question: “What does it mean to have Christian faith?” What does it mean to be a Christian? These are so simple and...

Our New Pastor

Fr. Brian Frain, SJAssistant Professor of EducationCollege of Arts and SciencesVan Ackeren 313 Additional Positions  Director, Thomas More Center for Catholic Thought and Culture Degrees  Ed.D. Education, University of RochesterOther Sacred Theology, Weston...

Bad Excuses (Luke 9:51-62)

by Fr. John Bartunek, LC “You who have been present at this bloody tragedy, learn that all torments seem as nothing to one who has an everlasting crown before his eyes. Your gods are not gods; renounce their worship. He alone for whom I suffer and die is the true God....