In These Final Days Before the Election…………

By this time next week we will all have to cast our ballots for the various elections at the local, state, and federal level, including a vote for the next President of the United States of America (aka POTUS) who will appoint new justices to the Supreme Court of the United States (aka SCOTUS). This[…]

A look back at 2015 and forward to 2016

As I sit here on the brink of 2016 and look back at 2015, I think I am more excited about my faith and the direction of the Catholic Church than I have been in a long time, maybe ever. There are so many exciting things happening locally, nationally, and internationally. If you didn’t see[…]

Halfway point of Advent

Halfway point of Advent This past Sunday traditionally marks the halfway point of Advent, it is known as “Gaudete Sunday.” We wore rose colored vestments at Mass, and we lit the pink candle on the Advent wreath. This was to set a joyful tone for the expectation of the Lords birth and Second Coming and[…]

Deacon Tom’s Inaugural Blog

indulgenceMy Inaugural Blog I’ve been thinking about starting a blog for several months now and have finally gotten to the point where everything is in place to do it. Why do I want to do this? I have a growing passion to spread the good news inspired by the outreach via social media and other[…]