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 focuses on the renewal part more than the resting part given our hectic lifestyles. I directed a middle school camp for seventeen years. One of the basic elements of the camp…

Preparing for Mass

February 23, 2020 Gospel Matthew 5:38-48 by Deacon Michael Houtchen Jesus said to his disciples: “You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’ But I say to you, offer no resistance to one who is evil. When someone strikes you on your right cheek, turn…

Ash Wednesday is coming

As we begin the season of Lent, let us take a moment to acknowledge and confess our sin before God and approach His throne in humility and reverence. May we remember today Jesus’ sacrifice. His life for ours…His blood for our forgiveness. CLICK HERE to watch the themed video