Tag Archives: Deacon Scott McKellar

‘Lord, I want to see’

Although the story of blind Bartimaeus is undoubtedly a real incident in Jesus’ life, there are many hints in the text of a secondary spiritual meaning.

Causing Scandal

Modern psychological research has demonstrated that each of us were created with an inner need or appetite to seek out ‘emotional support’

I have called you friends

In today’s Gospel, Jesus poses a question that is relevant to each of us. Jesus asks, “But who do you say that I am?”

Sink your teeth into Him

Today’s Gospel is the conclusion of a long story that we have been following in the readings for the past few weeks.

To know, grow and bear fruit that will last

I spent several summers working at a greenhouse propagation farm.

The Weight of Glory

We all believe in things we cannot see.

The Ascension of our Lord

This week on Thursday the Church celebrates the Ascension of our Lord. This feast has been transferred to Sunday in our diocese. The Ascension celebrates the entry of Jesus’ humanity into divine glory in God’s heavenly domain, forty days after his Resurrection. The readings for this Mass contain two accounts of Jesus’ Ascension. In the […]

The Resurrection is more than spiritual

Have you ever heard someone describe themselves as “spiritual but not religious”?

“My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?”

We begin Holy Week with Palm Sunday. What memory does Psalm Sunday bring to your mind?

For God so loved the world

A yearly, national survey of 2,050 registered dietitian nutritionists (RDN) named celebrities and social media as the greatest source of fake news about nutrition and dieting. In particular, they named Facebook as the number one source of nutrition misinformation. When it comes to trusting authority, at times we are justified in being suspicious. We might […]

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September 15, 2019
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