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Stay focused on Christmas!

Reflection provided by Fr. Jack Peterson Merry Christmas to you and your family! Christmas Day is celebrated for eight days in the Church. We call it the Octave of Christmas.  It ends on January 1 with the feast of the Mary, the Mother of God. It is very easy to be distracted during Christmas by a […]

The Road of Life

Fr. Jack shares a modern day parable about how we need to trust God on the Road of Life.

The Good Shepherd

Fr. Jack shares 3 scripture passages that point towards how Jesus cares for us as the Good Shepherd.

Food for the Soul: Faith in Action

Fr. Jack’s monthly Food for the Soul this past week was about how our faith needs to take form through actions, highlighting the importance of the laity to bring the faith into the world.

Come Have Breakfast

Fr. Jack shares a couple moments from the Gospel when Jesus desires to feed those who came to Him. Jesus invites us to eat with Him and of Him.

Food for the Soul: Why Lent?

As Lent begins, Fr. Jack gives his thoughts on why we celebrate the season of Lent. He proposes many ways in which we can grow in holiness, particularly through prayer and fasting.

Three Christmas Reflections

Fr. Jack offers 3 brief reflections on Christmas as we approach the end of Advent and the celebration of Jesus’ birth.

Food for the Soul: Jubilee of Mercy

On December 8th, Pope Francis opened the Holy Doors in Rome to begin the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy. Fr. Jack gives some background to what this year will mean for the Church and how we can take part in this Year of Mercy.

Advent Reflection 2015

Take some time this Advent to reflect on the gift of wonder and awe. Fr. Jack offers his challenge to take seriously the Advent season.