Thursday, September 3, 2020078
By Father Timothy Gollob
Special to The Texas Catholic
During one of my morning meditations, I was given a fresh insight into the “new normal” which many people are now talking about. The article I was reading said that the 1939...
Friday, August 7, 20200184I just read a fantastic book about faith and science: Christopher Baglow, Faith, Science and Reason: Theology on the Cutting Edge. I highly recommend it to every teacher and catechist, or to anyone interested in the topic.
Friday, August 7, 2020091Some of us...a few of us...remember the day when department stores had various items on different floors. If you were young and vigorous, you would take the staircase; but if you were in need of an assist, there was an invention called: the
Wednesday, August 5, 20200478Technology has blessed us today with varying means of communication that can help us connect with one another and facilitate the building of relationships. Unfortunately, as with many things, this technology comes with both positives and negatives....
After being ordained to the priesthood in March of 1958, I was anxious to get on the go with my ecclesiastic journey. However it was put on hold until I had finished my last scholastic requirements at the Gregorian University in Rome. Friday, July 17, 2020
People have different perceptions of other people. In one way or another we all have our stereotypes of people, especially people of other nations who are different from us. If you haven’t traveled to some countries, but only read about them or...Friday, July 17, 2020
Contemporary readers of St. Paul criticize him for his apparent tolerance of slavery (see Ephesians 6:5-9; Colossians 3:22-25; Titus 2:9-10). Given the specter of slavery and racism in our nation’s past (and, alas, the present), we wish that Paul...Friday, July 17, 2020
With the pandemic messing with all our social gatherings, Holy Cross had to perform a "virtual" Good-bye at the end of my 51 years as pastor. It was decided that all would be invited to drive by in the parking lot with horns honking, balloons...Wednesday, July 1, 2020
In the Old Covenant book of Ecclesiastes there is a wonderful exhortation about how to approach all the activities of life. There is a time for everything under the sun. One event follows another in a beautiful sequence of exaltation and of grief.Tuesday, June 23, 2020
One summer in college, I worked at a ministry in Chicago. I served as a mentor for kids in hard social and economic situations. Beyond this ministry, I remember two days there: the morning I ran the Chicago Distance Classic, and the evening I saw...Sunday, June 21, 2020