1ST SUNDAY OF LENT, YEAR C

CATAPULT YOU: A HOMILY ON THE 1ST SUNDAY OF LENT, YEAR C What this man is doing will help us to understand our readings of today. In order to shoot a catapult, first you put a stone into it, then you pull it back. The further back you pull it, the further forward you can […]

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MARDI GRAS

CHEERFUL GIVING: A HOMILY ON SHROVE TUESDAY (MARDI GRAS) I particularly like what the French call this day, Mardi gras, which means big or fat Tuesday. The name comes from the fact that tomorrow is Ash Wednesday and people are expected to fast, pray and give alms. Therefore, they will have a big party today […]

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