To my son as you receive the Sacrament of Confirmation,On this day, you will receive a new anointing of the Holy Spirit: the same Holy Spirit that hovered over the chaos when God created the world, the same Holy Spirit that God breathed into Adam to give him life, the same Holy Spirit that anointed… Read More


I have a confession to make. I was raised a cradle Catholic, but for most of my life I have had a bit of a “distant” relationship with the Blessed Mother. The idea of this perfect, sinless woman was a bit of an obstacle to me – I mean, I am far from perfect and… Read More


A few Sundays ago, the opening prayer (known as the collect) really hit me between the eyes.  Ever have that experience?  It was as if the words of the prayer seemed louder and clearer than normal. They stopped me in my tracks and after Mass I googled them to read them again.  Here is what… Read More


A few Sundays ago, the opening prayer (known as the collect) really hit me between the eyes.  Ever have that experience?  It was as if the words of the prayer seemed louder and clearer than normal. They stopped me in my tracks and after Mass I googled them to read them again.  Here is what… Read More


TO FELLOW ST. MICHAEL CATHOLIC RADIO FRIENDS AND FAMILY: A ST. MICHAEL NOVENA STARTS TOMORROW! WE ARE ASKING EVERYONE TO PLEASE JOIN US IN PRAYING THE NOVENA FOR A SUCCESSFUL FUND RAISER WE ARE HAVING ON DECEMBER 5TH CALLED THEOLOGY AT THE TOWER. WE STILL HAVE ABOUT 100 TICKETS WE NEED TO SELL! SO IF… Read More


Father Joe Townsend, Pastor of the Church of St. Benedict in Broken Arrow, provided a beautiful thanksgiving prayer for the parishioners to pray with their family tomorrow. I encourage each of you to sit down together as a family, before the feast of Thanksgiving, before the cheering of your favorite football team, before getting back… Read More


November 1-7, 2015 is National Vocations Awareness Week – a week, according to the USCCB website “dedicated to promote vocations to the priesthood, diaconate and consecrated life through prayer and education…”  In celebration of this week, here are some ways my family fosters an openness to a religious vocation in our domestic church.  1. Talk. talk.… Read More