The Sacred Heart: A Sunday Message

“When we appeal to the throne of grace we do so through Mary, honoring God by honoring His Mother, imitating Him by exalting her, touching the most responsive chord in the sacred heart of Christ with the sweet name of Mary.” ~St. Robert Bellarmine   In the name of the Father and of the Son … [Read more…]

Holy Wisdom, A Sunday Message

The lesson is taken from the words of the Holy Prophet Mani:  The man whose mind is full of light is the one to whom belongs wisdom; as soon as he hears truth he welcomes it to himself; but he whose mind is without light, who is alien to it, does not take it to … [Read more…]

An Ash Wednesday Message

In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Ash Wednesday is upon us.  As we in the Priory of the Rose Cross follow the Western Rite/Gregorian calendar we celebrate this day which is a day of fasting and repentance.  Ash Wednesday is the precursor to the Lenten … [Read more…]

An Unplanned Teaching

This week’s Sunday message will not be about the readings in the Lectionary.  Rather I want to talk about what happened to me today. I was in a severe car wreck.  It was not my fault and the events that transpired were out of my control.  One moment I was fine, driving to my secular … [Read more…]