In the bulletin, I have the privilege to share with you my feelings concerning religious topics
from the Gospel lesson or from a practical life experience, more so as inspirational reading
and not so much as a theological study. Therefore, I am reminded of what Jane Addams wrote
about her “20 years at Hull House”, saying: “People don’t want to hear about simple things.
They want to hear about great things — simply told.”
– Fr. James
A reflection on 50th anniversary as a priest
Reflecting on my golden Anniversary to the priesthood, many thoughts come into my mind. One that is most vivid is the image of an angel. When driving, I listen, at times, to a station “On Broadway” on Satellite Radio. This year, as I drove to the Shrine of the...
While driving, I often listen to a station that plays the ‘old songs’ and I’m sure for many of you, these are really old songs. I heard a song the other day, the title of which implied that the singer was ‘all alone and feeling blue’, “Me and My Shadow”. But while a...
Another Christmas Star
The Christmas season always brings various joyful concerts and programs to inspire us. Each year we take our granddaughter to see a Christmas play, like one of my favorite stories, “A Christmas Carol”, (sometimes known as Scrooge) or the Nutcracker Ballet, or “The...