Fr. Gerard’s Weekly Column: 7/7/24

  A thorn in the flesh was given to me… Therefore, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and constraints, for the sake of Christ; for when I am weak, then I am strong. For almost two weeks now, I have been at a location that has become a...

Fr. Gerard’s Weekly Column: 6/30/24

  Your faith has saved you. Go in peace! When we are ill, we long for healing. When we get over a cold, we do not long remember it. But when we recover from surgery, it is not unusual to occasionally have phantom pains months later at the spot of the wound. It is...

Fr. Gerard’s Weekly Column: 6/23/24

  The LORD called me from birth, from my mother’s womb, he gave me my name. When I celebrate a Baptism, I like to take the time to reflect on the various symbols as they reveal the true depth of the meaning of the Sacrament and our Christian faith itself....

Fr. Gerard’s Weekly Column: 6/16/24

  Yet we are courageous, for we walk by faith, not by sight. I am pretty sure we have all had multiple experiences of something that did not work well in our life. We even go through periods of time when several things are not working well, nothing seems to be...

Fr. Gerard’s Weekly Column: 6/9/24

  We look not to what is seen but to what is unseen; for what is seen is transitory, but what is unseen is eternal. I recently discovered a book titled, Saintly Solutions to Life’s Common Problems: From Anger, Boredom, and Temptation to Gluttony, Gossip,...