Introduction to Desert Wanderings (with Jeff Cavins) – 2022

Congratulations, you’ve completed the Egypt & Exodus period and you’ve arrived at the Desert Wanderings ! Jeff Cavins joins Fr. Mike to provide us the context for the book of Numbers and the book of Deuteronomy. They discuss how this period is marked by Israel’s rebellion against God as they wander in the desert for […]

St. Peter Damian

The medieval Italian bishop St. Peter Damian (1007-1072) was born in Ravenna, where his parents died when he was still young. Peter was first left with an older brother, who was very unkind and neglectful; later another brother cared for him, and arranged for him to be well educated. Peter became a professor, and in […]

Monday of the Seventh Week in Ordinary Time

In the Gospel today, the disciples are arguing over the problem they encounter in curing a boy possessed by an unclean spirit. The appearance of Jesus both calms and overwhelms them with a sense of wonder. They approach Jesus and ask him to do what they could not. Also, because of his love and care […]

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“It is because of God’s infinite love for us that He commands us to make use the sacrament of Penance. It is in this sacrament that we release the past to God’s mercy, the present to His love, and the future to His providence.” — Fr. William Casey, Making a Holy Lent: 40 Meditations to Prepare You […]