Fr. Dennis Gallagher, A.A.

Herod and the Magi

Adoration of the Magi by Matthias Stom At the risk of sounding too modest, much can be said for the Christian faith. Among other things, you don’t have to check your brains at the door to be a Christian. You don’t have to whitewash any of the misery and hardships… Read More »Herod and the Magi

Overcoming Sadness

Brooklyn Museum – The Rich Young Man Went Away Sorrowful – James Tissot The following is a reflection on the Sunday Gospel for October 10, 2021. I’m trying to work this out for myself. What’s the role of the poor in the story of the rich man in today’s Gospel?… Read More »Overcoming Sadness

Easter Sunday

Today’s reflection is from Fr. Dennis Gallagher A.A., Provincial Superior of the Assumptionists in North America What does it mean to live from the power of the resurrection? What does this look like? I’m reminded of one of Emeritus Pope Benedict’s most quoted statements: “being a Christian is not the… Read More »Easter Sunday