Father / Daughter Dance 2022

Father / Daughter Dance 2022

Every year Knights of Columbus Council 5207 at the Cathedral puts on a father/daughter dance on or around Valentine’s Day. My wife Christine (Volunteer Balloons) prepares a nice photo backdrop and I shoot the photos of Dad and his lovely daughter(s)....
Acting on God’s Inspiration

Acting on God’s Inspiration

Thursday of the Third Week of Easter April 22, 2021 Acts 8:26-40; Psalm 66:8-9, 16-17, 20; John 6:44-51 Audio Recording We have all had the experience of feeling an internal prompting to do something. Maybe it’s something that will take years to complete such as...
Worldly Attachments

Worldly Attachments

Wednesday, 22nd Week OT A Luke 4:38-44 Today’s readings speak to the problem of worldly attachments, of valuing the things of this world more than we value the things of God. In our first reading Paul tells us that the world as we know it today is passing away. That...
Daddy / Daughter Dance Photos

Daddy / Daughter Dance Photos

The Knights of Columbus Council 5207 sponsored their annual Valentine’s Daddy/Daughter Dance at the Sacred Heart Cathedral School gym on Saturday, February 17. It’s always such a treat to see these proud dads and their lovely daughters get dressed up for...
Knoxville Area Emergency Services

Knoxville Area Emergency Services

I’ve created this handy business card-size list of contact information for a variety of organizations providing emergency services in the Knoxville area. I hand these out to panhandlers and other people in need who we meet at our monthly Bridge...
Homily for the 18th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C

Homily for the 18th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C

Today I was privileged to give the homily at the 8:00 and 10:00 Mass at Holy Ghost. I decided to audio record it and am offering both the recording and the written text. The audio recording also contains my reading of today’s Gospel from Luke 12:13-21. Click the...

Diaconate Formation – Trinity, Mary and Salvation

This past weekend was a real treat. We’re getting into the meat of our faith in my diaconate formation class and it’s absolutely fascinating. While I enjoyed our previous classes on Intro to Scripture and the Liturgy of the Hours, I’m really getting...

A Philippines Christmas

What a Trip!It’s early Thursday morning here in Spring City while it’s dinner time in Cebu. Traveling to and from the other side of the planet really messes up one’s body clock. We refer to this phenominon as “jet lag,” which can have all...