Second Week of Lent

Dear Parishioners,  When was the last time you were amazed?  When do we allow ourselves to truly experience being amazed?  We can often be stunned or amazed by “bad news”.  We can often see horrors and inhumane treatment that puts us in the category of being amazed.  But how often are we amazed by something …
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First Week of Lent

Dear Parishioners,  Temptation.  It is a strong pull we often experience towards something that may not be good for us, or towards something we are trying hard to avoid or overcome.  It is not easy to resist temptation, but it is possible. We see in the gospel this weekend that even Jesus was tempted.  Our …
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