Skip to content

Thoughts, Reflections and More

St. Thomas More Catholic Parish

Story and You 4th Week of Ordinary Time

The Story and You - 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Kathy McGovern By Kathy McGovern

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

I know a fascinating secret about today’s section from Luke. This insight comes from the work of Bargil Pixner, osb., an archaeologist who excavated some of the more famous portions of ancient Israel.

Story and You Baptism of the Lord

The Story and You - The Baptism of the Lord

Kathy McGovern By Kathy McGovern

My friends Mary Ann and David have the most fabulous Epiphany party every year. It’s a tradition that goes back decades now. None of us can remember a Christmas season that wasn’t marked by this annual gathering of hundreds of friends gathered ‘round the grand piano, singing four-part harmonies...

Story and You 30th Week of Ordinary Time

The Story and You - 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Kathy McGovern By Kathy McGovern

One of the more insightful comments during the pope’s visit came from someone―I can’t remember who―in the print media, who observed that the pope seemed to be just marking time during his visits with dignitaries, glancing at his watch until it was time to be with those whom he was longing to see...