The Good Shepherd

The Fourth Sunday of Easter is always Good Shepherd Sunday. There are many, many wonderful pictures of Jesus as a Good Shepherd. He is shown carrying a lamb across His shoulders. He is depicted leading His flock to green pastures. He is even portrayed as a young boy with His pet …

Heroes of Faith – Peter

  The Apostle Peter intrigues me because of his extremes. He is definitely a leader among the disciples but he also has …

Heroes of Faith – Ehud

My next Hero of Faith is another Judge. Like Samson, this hero delivered the Israelites from oppressive armies that had conquered the …

Peace be with you

One of the blessings of being a pastor is being at the bedside of an elderly saint and ushering that Christian brother …

Heroes of Faith – David

Another of my favorite Bible heroes is the man who struck down Goliath. I loved hearing about how young David was able …

Heroes of Faith – Samson

Welcome to my new series! I recently got the idea to do a “Heroes of Faith” series of posts. Last summer there …

The Incredulity of Saint Thomas

I showed the painting of the Incredulity of Saint Thomas by Caravaggio to my 7th grade Catechism class. After reading John 20:19-31 …