Festina Lente

Festina Lente[1] When I was in college, I read an insightful article by the Japanese Catholic author Shusaku Endo.[2]  He told the story of an ancient Buddhist temple atop a high mountain in Japan.  The temple was so high and remote that it took pious pilgrims hours and even days

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Three Signs of Sanity

A Meditation for Independence Day 2020 To watch Fr. Ezaki’s Video of this Homily click here At that time Jesus said in reply, “I give praise to you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for although you have hidden these things from the wise and the learned you have revealed them

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Compassion: The Fuel of Altruism

But a Samaritan traveler who came upon him was moved with compassion at the sight. –Luke 10:33–             Today when people discuss American history, it has become fashionable to mention all sorts of atrocities, real or imagined.  Very few, however, discuss one of our country’s greatest endeavors, the Marshall Plan. 

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