Friday of the 2nd Week of Lent

“To love others as Christ loved us often demands first that we put aside our own misgivings and fears and embarrassments in order to help others overcome their own misgivings and fears and embarrassments,” says Father Jerry in today’s homily, “That kind of love can be so overwhelmingly demanding and draining that we shy away […]

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Thursday of the 2nd Week of Lent

In today’s homily, Father Jerry tells the story of a Spanish-speaking family that flew to Portland — the wrong Portland. But with only a couple hundred dollars in their pockets, they were stuck on the wrong side of the country and found themselves sleeping in the airport. The way this family of three was treated […]

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Monday of the 2nd Week of Lent

“We only forgive if our opponent makes the first move,” says Father Jerry as he describes modern society, “Our public discourse desperately needs a measure of compassionate listening. Our national conversation must be rooted in respect and charity. So today may we remember and pray for those who work in government. Those who manage our […]

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