Browsing the June 2017 archive of A Word From Fr. John

A Word #152| 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time| July 2, 2017

Posted by Parri Van Dyke on 6/28/17

"Whoever does not take up his cross and follow after me is not worthy of me. Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it."

Some time ago I was invited to dinner at a friend's house. They also had ... Read More »

A Word #151| 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time| June 25, 2017

Posted by Parri Van Dyke on 6/22/17

Everyone who acknowledges me before others, I will acknowledge before my heavenly Father. But whoever denies me before others, I will deny before my heavenly Father.

I would hope that most of us are attentive to warnings especially when they come from professionals. Warnings are part of daily life. ... Read More »

A Word #150| Solemnity of Corpus Christi| June 18, 2017

Posted by Parri Van Dyke on 6/15/17

“For my flesh is true food, and my blood is true drink. Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood remains in me and I in him.”

Whether your knowledge of the Latin language is proficient or nonexistent, I believe each of us knows the theology and meaning of ... Read More »