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 […]
Fr. Jack shares a modern day parable about how we need to trust God on the Road of Life.
Fr. Jack shares 3 scripture passages that point towards how Jesus cares for us as the Good Shepherd.
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.
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.
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.
Fr. Jack shares a reflection the seven moments in Mary’s life where she shared a hug to express her maternal care.
Fr. Jack offers 3 brief reflections on Christmas as we approach the end of Advent and the celebration of Jesus’ birth.
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.
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.