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Archive - May 2016

A really huge little Church

A really huge little Church

The Catholic Church is wide, deep and universal.  There are hundreds of millions of Catholics in every continent and country of the world. The Church also is local, with every member joined in the Body of Christ, as I was reminded yesterday. But to...

I wanna be like Mike

I wanna be like Mike

When a guy from Chicago (like yours truly) says he wants to be like Mike, most people assume he means Michael Jordan. And when I see videos of that flying, full turn, slam dunk, I sure would like to be like that Mike.  Unfortunately, being short...

Haiti Mission Update Day Two

Haiti Mission Update Day Two

And that’s a wrap on day two! Sundays are very special days in Haiti. All across the country Haitians take off work and dedicate the entire day to celebrating Jesus Christ. Therefore, there was no doubt that we started out our day with a Mass...

Paschal Lamb

Paschal Lamb

EDITOR’S NOTE:  This is the ninth in a series of nine Eucharistic poems by Br. Dain, leading up to Corpus Christi.  We hope they will be an inspiration for your prayer and reflection.     The Paschal Lamb is offered here In sacramental...

Irresistible

Irresistible

EDITOR’S NOTE:  This is the eighth in a series of nine Eucharistic poems by Br. Dain, leading up to Corpus Christi.  We hope they will be an inspiration for your prayer and reflection.     Can coals within a furnace hot Refuse to brightly...

Intimate Friend

Intimate Friend

EDITOR’S NOTE:  This is the seventh in a series of nine Eucharistic poems by Br. Dain, leading up to Corpus Christi.  We hope they will be an inspiration for your prayer and reflection.     You could have chos’n a thousand ways To stay...

Silent Lover

Silent Lover

 EDITOR’S NOTE:  This is the sixth in a series of nine Eucharistic poems by Br. Dain, leading up to Corpus Christi.  We hope they will be an inspiration for your prayer and reflection.     Silent Lover, Gentle Host, Why do you choose this...