Before the pandemic, every Good Friday some friends and I would view some religious film. The viewing took place in the early evening after many of us had attended the Good Friday liturgy.
I suspect that every person who believes that Christ is the Savior and Redeemer thinks of faith as a wonderful gift from God.
About a year ago I was writing a book. In putting the book together I re-read sections of a philosophy book that I had read more than 45 years ago.
Back in June, we held the funeral liturgy for my closest priest friend, Tom McGloin.
Teaching philosophy for most of my adult life has been a bless- ing and a grace in many ways that I never anticipated when I began teaching. There are several reasons why I consider my role as a teach- er of philosophy a blessing.
Usually I start preparing my Sunday homily by looking over the three readings. All the readings are the inspired word of God and therefore are very special. I believe they have a special power to enlighten us and move us to action.