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

May 19, 2019 by Deacon Michael Houtchen Fifth Sunday of Easter Gospel John 13:31-33a, 34-35 When Judas had left them, Jesus said, “Now is the Son of Man glorified, and God is glorified in him.  If God is glorified in him, God will also glorify him in himself, and God will glorify him at once. …