Money Changers in My Temple

SIGN UP for NYC Holy Week Missions | More info “Take these out of here, and stop making my Father’s house a marketplace.” John 2: 16 Dear Missionaries in Christ, Incredibly, Holy Week is just three short weeks ahead! Let’s use the next three weeks to prepare our souls to be the very best missionaries

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So Mundane and yet so Sacred…

The Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, Georgia is a very sacred place for me.  It was there, when I was 17 years old, that I felt the call from God to dedicate all my life to him.  The experience was intense.  It happened in a split of a second.  It was like an

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Message from Monsignor Sakano

This was the most memorable of Holy Week’s. Not because it was the most recent, but because of all the ancillary but related things that were happening, especially during the Triduum.  Images of distress and relief, bad news and good news, tears and laughter were very prominent in the way I experienced Holy Week this

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What if you hadn’t been there?

  Holy Saturday “There are different kinds of spiritual gifts, but the same Spirit.  There are different forms of service, but the same Lord.”  1 Corinthians 12:4-5 Saint Patrick’s Old Cathedral, SoHo.  Holy Saturday.  “Last chance Saturday.”  Day for closing deals, finishing strong.  Knowing this will be the longest, toughest day, we deploy all our

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Love, Joy, and the Holy Spirit

  Holy Monday “Lord you have probed me, you know me.  You know when I sit and stand, you understand my thoughts from afar.”  Psalm 139:1-2 Saint Patrick’s Old Cathedral, SoHo.  Four missionaries, two priests.  Too small a group to make anything happen, for sure!  Not to worry!  “Face of Joy!”  We knew our wing

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Face of Joy

  NYC HOLY WEEK MISSION INFO  |  SIGN UP TO BE A MISSIONARY “Shout with joy to the Lord, all the earth!  Break into song, sing praise!”  Ps 98:4 In the Roman  sculpture section of the Metropolitan  Museum of Art, in the quiet gallery at the back, stand two sculptures from antiquity.  One, “Trebonius Gallus”,

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Last chance for Love

  NYC HOLY WEEK MISSION INFO  |  SIGN UP TO BE A MISSIONARY “My sacrifice, O God, is a contrite spirit; a contrite, humbled heart, O God,  you will not scorn.”  Psalm 51:19 A Hospice, Downtown  Naples.   Mary had one last stop of the day, Fred.  A little worn out, she thought briefly at postponing the visit

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