Death Is Not the End

Taken from Catholic Exchange by Dr. Mark Giszczak June 28, 2015 Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: Wisdom 1:13-15; 2:23-24 http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/062815.cfm “I was not; I was; I am not; I care not.” Such is the translation of the common Epicurean epitaph from ancient Rome: Non fui, fui, non sum, non curo. Somehow, I think…

Looking Down or Looking Up

Taken from Catholic Exchange by Dr. Mark Giszczak May 31, 2015 The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity First Reading: Deut 4:32-34, 39-40 http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/053115.cfm Usually, our heads are down. We’re working, thinking, getting through the day. We have a lot to do and it takes determination to get it done. But do you ever have…

Defeating the Inner Hypocrite

Taken from Catholic Exchange by Dr. Mark Giszczak June 7, 2015 Corpus Christi First Reading: Exodus 24:3-8 http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/060715.cfm Nobody likes a hypocrite, a person who says one thing and does another. But often I wonder if our disgust at hypocrisy reflects something about ourselves. Maybe we can’t stand hypocrites because they remind us about what…