Browsing From the Heart by Fr. Will

Blessed & Happy Easter!

Posted by Carol Dolinar

Jesus Christ is Risen! He is risen indeed! It is Easter Day. This the greatest celebration of the year. This is the great day of rejoicing, Jesus Christ is Risen! It is so great of a day that the Church takes eight full days to celebrate. This is known ... Read More »

Lectio Divina

Posted by Carol Dolinar

Our transformative journey of Lent continues. We can begin to see and feel the joy of Easter is upon us. The spring weather is upon us. It is both here and not yet. There is a tension of Lent and Easter, penance and joy, discipline and freedom, along with ... Read More »

Spiritual Reset

Posted by Carol Dolinar

As we prayerfully enter the Third Week of Lent, it is a good time to take a deep breath and review where we are with our Lenten disciplines of Prayer, Fasting, and Acts of Charity. This third week is prime time to reevaluate our Lenten plan. Or perhaps to ... Read More »

Three Pillars - Prayer, Fasting, Acts of Charity

Posted by Carol Dolinar

Lent is upon us. During the great Season of Lent, we have the opportunity to renew our spiritual lives and therefore our entire lives which depend so deeply on it. The state of our interior life affects every aspect of our lives. If we leave it unattended to, life ... Read More »

Nuptial Blessing

Posted by Carol Dolinar

This week we celebrate National Marriage Week. Also, on Tuesday, Saint Valentine’s Day, we celebrate World Marriage Day. I offer all of our husbands and wives a blessing of renewal this week. May you grow deeper in love with one another that your marriage covenant may be strengthened by ... Read More »

The Bible is Catholic

Posted by Carol Dolinar

Catholics are called to read the Bible. Each week at Mass we hear from the Old Testament, Psalms, New Testament and the Gospels. The Mass guides us into the mystery of God’s love for us. In the Liturgy of the Word we hear from every book in the Bible ... Read More »

March for Life

Posted by Carol Dolinar

The March for Life is and has been the largest organized civil rights movement march within the United States for the past several decades. Each year nearly a million people (of which the majority are in their teen years) March for Life within all of its stages. The witness ... Read More »

A Blessed New Year!

Posted by Carol Dolinar

A Blessed and Happy New Year! Every year we begin anew. The custom of Church has been in recent times to dedicate the New Year to the intercession and protection of Mary, the Mother of God. The Church New Year has already begun with the First Sunday of Advent ... Read More »

Are You Ready for Christmas?

Posted by Carol Dolinar

It is that time of year when we start hearing many people ask this question, “Are you ready for Christmas?” The usual answer they may be looking for is, have you decorated the Christmas tree, have you untangled the lights and placed them out? Or maybe they are speaking ... Read More »

Immaculate Mary

Posted by Carol Dolinar

Mary is honored under many titles, and all give us an insight into God’s plan for the role of Mary in salvation history. One of the most beautiful feast days of the year is celebrated during the solemn time of the Advent season, the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed ... Read More »