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"Do everything for the glory of God."

(1 Corinthians 10:31)

New Year Comes Flying

As we begin the year 2022, we do so with a little trepidation, but also much hope.  I suppose that this is true for each and every year, but it is especially true now after all that we have been through in the past two years of pandemic, significant difficulties and great change to our

A Child is Born for Us, A Son is Given Us

“The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep darkness on them light has shined.  You have multiplied the nation, You have increased its joy; they rejoiced before You as with joy at the harvest, as people exult when dividing plunder.  For the yoke of

Prepare the Way of the Lord

As we now find ourselves in a new liturgical year and in the time of late November and early December, we have entered the season of Advent, a season of waiting and preparation for the Nativity of Christ.  I am always a little dismayed during this time of year because our secular culture has really

Christian Family

On the second Sunday in the month of October, the Polish National Catholic Church pauses during the cycle of the Ordinary Time Sunday readings to celebrate the Solemnity of the Christian Family.  This Solemnity began with the Third General Synod of the Polish National Catholic Church in 1914 when Bishop Hodur and the Synod delegates

If You Welcome a Child Such as This

On the 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time we continue in the time of year when we are hearing the teachings of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and especially we encounter these readings as a reflection on how we are to act on the faith in Christ that we profess.  As we have been traveling

Jesus, the Holy One of God

For the past many weeks, within the Holy Gospel we have been hearing at Mass, we have been contemplating the miracle of the feeding of the five thousand with bread, then as we have traveled the weeks we have had an extended reflection upon the meaning of this sign and our encounter with this bread

Come and Rest a While

As we continue our journey through the Sundays of Ordinary Time, we have been focusing heavily on the issue of faith.  Over the past several weeks we have heard our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, chastise the Apostles for their lack of faith in the boat.  We have heard Him tell the woman with the

Admiration or Discipleship

In this the second half of the month of June, we have now entered into the season of Ordinary Time.  We have passed from the celebration of our Lord and Savior conquering sin and death in His resurrection from the dead.  We have passed through the short season of the beginnings of the Church with

A New Springtime

As I write this article for God’s Field, the weather is finally starting to get wonderful and warm.  It is often beautiful outside and even the rainy days remind us that new growth and a beautiful rebirth of nature is beginning all around us.  Of course this reminds us that there is also another birth

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