Choices in Life

Choices in Life

THE WORD OF GOD Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. He fasted for forty days and forty nights, and afterwards he was hungry. The tempter approached and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command that these stones...
What will I do this Lent?

What will I do this Lent?

Before Lent begins, we hear The Lord say “beware the leaven of the scribes and Pharisees.” What is this leaven they preach and act upon? It is, to be sure, laying heavy burdens of exacting rules upon the people to control them, whereas the scribes and Pharisees...
Reaching for the Lord

Reaching for the Lord

On Tuesday, February 3, 2015, we celebrated the feast of St. Blaise. And besides our throats and allied ailments, we hear in the Gospel about the healing we can receive by simply reaching out to The Lord in our prayer today. “There was a woman in the area who had been...
“Come After Me”

“Come After Me”

             How is life without drug alcohol? How do I do this? Is there life after I quit drinking? How am I going to hold life together if I give up drinking? These are some of the questions that come to the mind of the alcoholic who has reached the bottom of...
“Come, and you will see”

“Come, and you will see”

For this second week in Ordinary Time, we take our cue from the Gospel of John which we heard on Sunday, January 18, 2015. In this section of John’s Gospel we see Jesus with two of his disciples following Him. Jesus asked, “what are you looking for?” and the two...

What Every Faith Leader Should Know About Addiction

A recent conference at Elms College titled “What Every Faith Leader Should Know About Addiction” was organized and presented by Guest House Alumni and demonstrates how our ministry to clergy and men and women religious has a ripple effect into a much wider community....