Wit & Wisdom

Pearls amid junk

When you look at infinite space and countless solar systems and stars and galaxies, we’re part of a creation that is truly worthy of God.
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Family matters

Our culture is hard on faith. In the name of freedom of choice, we are arguably becoming one of the least free societies.
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The skinny on summer

Do all the good you can, for as many people as you can, for as long as you can. If you do that, you may not just live longer. You may live forever.
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Like Mary, we are all called

Our job is not just to do good things for God, but to allow God to do good things through us. That’s what Mary models.
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Trust God’s love – now

The key to trusting God’s power after death is to trust his power during life.
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Years surrounded by God

We are surrounded by God even though we can’t always feel or see God. God keeps us alive. I’m glad that I’ve lived long enough to share God with you. 
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A boy and his dog

I think it’s fair to say that my dog saved my life. I would come home from grade school at Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Essex. Our little apartment was empty. My father was absent. My mother was working. My older brother and sisters were either in school or at work. But my dog,...
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Ego, be gone

In 2018, Father Breighner suggests allowing God to enter our lives each day of the new year, so we can become the presence of God in our world.
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This Christmas, rediscover silence and God

At Christmas we get to celebrate God made man in the fullness of time. May we one day be able to celebrate the God who lives in us and through us all the time. 
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One man’s spot in Book of Life

Phil Maher’s faith never wavered. When he died last month at the age of 93, it was his faith that saw him through death to eternal life.
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Theology of water

In recent months we have seen the destructive power of water, especially in Texas and then Florida. Yet, we are born in water. And we know that we can all live longer without food than without water.
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Light of Christ always there

Christmas does come every day because Christ comes every day. And when you and I live and love, give and forgive, the light of Christ comes through us.
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