Heeding the Message of Our Lady

Here I am writing this “Corner” message on the eve of the 100th anniversary of Our Lady’s final apparition at Fatima, back in 1917. In addition to our normal 8:30 a.m. Mass on this day, we also celebrated a special Fatima Centenary Mass honoring the Immaculate Heart of Mary at 6:30 PM. I am including…


The 100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima

Next Friday, the 13th of October 2017, will be the centenary of the final apparition of Our Lady of Fatima. In concert with Miracle of the Sun she promised to the children, that would provide credibility to the words of the three children. In thanksgiving for, and in honor of, the astounding Miracle, multiple apparitions,…


A Powerful Lesson

We heard in last week’s Gospel a powerful lesson about forgiveness. But, really, are we to forgive someone that many times…77 times? Since my ordination to priesthood, going on almost ten years now, I have heard more than one thousand Confessions. And I must say, it remains a very humbling and inspiring experience for me….