lead us not into temptation

first week of lent Jesus was led by the spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil.                                     Romans 4:1     Jesus was in the desert for forty days and forty nights and during that time the devil tempted him.  I … Read More

Ash Wednesday: the beginning of lent

You are dust and to dust you shall return.  Repent and believe in the gospel.   With these words ashes are imposed on the foreheads of the faithful at mass on Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent.  Lent, from the … Read More


There is no one way to pray; there are as many ways as there are pray-ers. Teresa of Avila says, “Prayer is nothing but friendly intercourse, and frequent solitary converse, with Him Who we know loves us.” Prayer is my … Read More