A Powerful Homily On Forgiveness

TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – A 20 “We are only as free as our ability to forgive. “ That is not a quote from the bible. It is a quote from a holy priest friend of mine. Yet it holds a great truth FROM the Bible. Let us talk about that in considering today’s … Continue reading A Powerful Homily On Forgiveness

St. Peter Claver, Slave of Slaves, Who We Celebrate Today, Pray For Us!

From a letter by Saint Peter Claver, priestTo preach the Gospel to the poor, to heal the broken-hearted, to proclaim pardon to captives Yesterday, May 30, 1627, on the feast of the Most Holy Trinity, numerous blacks, brought from the rivers of Africa, disembarked from a large ship. Carrying two baskets of oranges, lemons, sweet … Continue reading St. Peter Claver, Slave of Slaves, Who We Celebrate Today, Pray For Us!