Dust and Dewfall

Take my breath away: Skiing, mountains and Christ

No matter how many times we may fall or mess up, Jesus is always right there to patiently lift us up, encourage us and give us new strength with his grace and his mercy!
Read More

Longing for a savior: the world, humanity and Otto

As I was preparing my Christmas homily for my parishes of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Thurmont and St. Anthony Shrine in Emmitsburg, I was praying and reflecting on what to preach about, and a recent memory came to mind. As many of you who have read this blog before know very well (as...
Read More

Of weddings, funerals and sacred moments

May God help us to be open to the Holy Spirit, even if it is surprisingly coming through another person we may not feel is “qualified” or through a person we may not “like” or may not know.
Read More

To whom shall we go?

In these current times of confusion, doubt, sadness or anger, instead of letting our passions rule us we should come to Jesus in his flesh and blood, in his Eucharist.
Read More

The Otto Grotto Rosary Dog Walk

Join Father Poston and his dog, Otto, on an "Otto Grotto Rosary Walk" in Emmitsburg.
Read More

The Joy of the Wild Goose

In Ireland, Christians past and present often refer to the Holy Spirit as “the Wild Goose.” The “goose is loose” they’ll say when they speak of the surprising, creative and often spontaneous work of the Holy Spirit.
Read More

Jesus, our Eternal Fire Fighter

A fire fighter shares an amazing story of faith and salvation with Father Collin Poston.
Read More

Keeping our focus on Him

Can you imagine your life without Christ? Without Jesus? How different everything – everything! – indeed would be.
Read More

His gaze never turns away from us

Being a humble servant is living out the wondrous, mystical reality that God's gaze never turns away from us.
Read More

What’s blocking the Light?

What are the false gods that we are tempted to look upon, to hold on to and depend upon, that distract us from the gaze of Christ into our eyes, minds and hearts?
Read More

Rest and the exercise of our souls

When our souls are stretched, even if to their breaking points, carrying our crosses, may we come to Jesus, who repairs, renews, restores and refreshes our souls.
Read More

FOCUSed on Christ in Panama

When we encounter Jesus, whether on a mission trip in another country or in our ordinary, daily lives, we discover that he wants to befriend us.
Read More
1 2