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Monthly Archive for March, 2010

If you are dropping by to join us on the Way of the Cross with Dismas- welcome to the journey. As I am a new traveler on the internet super highway on something the locals call the BLOGOSPHERE, I thought I would just let you know a bit more about the plan BUT warn you […]

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Saint Dismas, also known as the Good Thief or the Penitent Thief, is the name given to one of the thieves who was crucified alongside Christ according to the Gospel of Luke 23:39-43: “Now one of the criminals hanging there reviled Jesus, saying, “Are you not the Messiah? Save yourself and us.”The other, however, rebuking […]

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Blindness has been a part of my life for sometime as a person very close to me has had her sight impacted by a disease that may one day lead to complete darkness. The story of Jesus touching the man born blind is one of deep significance and power. In my ministry to those touched […]

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For the past few months the Friends of Dismas of St. Patrick’s Parish has been reflecting on the powerful book  called- ‘Drawn into the Mystery of Jesus through the Gospel of John” which was written by the Canadian philosopher and Catholic social innovator, Jean Vanier. Jean Vanier is the founder of  a community centered around […]

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Ministry of the Giant  Meatball- 3rd Sunday of Lent Year A Readings Homily by Deacon Mike Walsh I was sitting at my computer one afternoon and an e-mail came into my inbox from my friend Rev. Harry about the upcoming Dismas Fellowship meeting. The Dismas Fellowship is a group of volunteers and ex-prisoner’s   that meets in […]

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Welcome Fellow Travellers!

This weekend I am starting a new adventure – a Blog. Blogging is not new but to me it is something I thought I would give a try and see where it leads. Like a good itinerant there is no map just a little faith. I will use it to post my homilies, talk about […]

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