The Lord’s Day

Sunday, the Lord’s day, is to be a day of rest and renewal. We all know that is easier said than done. This posting will focus on the renewal part more than the rest part given our hectic lifestyles. I directed a middle school camp for seventeen years. One of the basic elements of the…

Preparing for Mass

October 13, 2019 by Deacon Michael Houtchen Gospel Luke 17:11-19 As Jesus continued his journey to Jerusalem, he traveled through Samaria and Galilee. As he was entering a village, ten lepers met him.  They stood at a distance from him and raised their voices, saying, “Jesus, Master!  Have pity on us!”  And when he saw…