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The next time you pull money out of your wallet, read our famous national slogan: "In God We Trust." Have you ever wondered why we put this on our currency? The first time it appeared was in 1864, during the devastation of the Civil War--…Listen
It's been a busy but beautiful few days here in the life of our parish. We just finished celebrating three memorable holy sacraments: first holy communion, first confession, and holy matrimony.Listen
A few days ago, God showed me an amazing gift -- a glimpse of Heaven. Surprisingly, there were no clouds, nor singing angels, or golden gates. Instead, I saw it in Sierra Valley. All worldly distractions faded away at that moment and the…Listen
For the fire fighter, the soldier, the police officer, and the immigrant, love takes on a seemingly contradictory character. For the sake of their loved ones, they choose a path that forces them to depart from their loved ones for long…Listen
It's not a question of "if" but "when." When will I get into a conflict with someone? If you're alive and breathing, conflict is simply built into human interaction. There is no avoiding it.Listen
Why does God love you? Have you ever asked yourself that question? It's an awkward, strange one. Let me ask you something more earthly: Why do you love your wife? Your husband? Why do you love your children? Someone might respond, "Just…Listen
"Take up your cross," Jesus tells us in this Sunday's gospel reading from Matthew 16:21-27. The Twelve Disciples must have be horrified when they heard this command. In the first century, the cross meant something more sinister than the …Listen
The longest running institution in Western Civilization is the Catholic Church. 2,000 years and 266 popes later, the "rock" of St. Peter on which Jesus himself built his Church still stands. Is it because these men are extremely…Listen
A wildfire rages right now just outside the little town that I serve. If the wind was blowing in a slightly different direction, it could have devastated our community. Natural disasters such as this always reminds us of just how fragile…Listen