Faith Formations

Reflection for August 27

If you’ve ever had to decorate a home before I’m sure you know the need for balance and symmetry in how things look. How you want to have the wall paintings hung that certain way over the couch so they look just right, or how the dresser needs to be centered just so, so that […]

Reflection for August 20

Irish author James Joyce wrote in his book Finnegan’s Wake that being Catholic means “Here comes everybody!” In reflecting on the readings this week, we really do get a sense of God’s desire to bring everybody into the community and into the redemptive power of His Mercy. The first reading and the Gospel lean on each other […]

Reflection for August 13

I heard a comedian tell a joke once about two missionaries coming to his door. The missionaries knocked and the comedian opened the door and the missionaries greeted him with the words: “Good morning sir, we’re from the Bible mission down the street and we wanted to know if you’ve found Jesus yet?” The comedian, […]

Reflection for July 30

One of my favorite scenes in cinema is towards the end of the Steve Martin movie The Jerk. As Steve Martin’s character is leaving his home and relationship after a fight, he goes on and on about how he doesn’t need any of the things that he’s accumulated over the course of the movie… except […]


“Healing” is the theme of this year’s Bible Study series at Holy Trinity Pastoral Unit. Through each of the 5 or 6 studies whether you take one or all, you will discover that God is still healing his beloved children in our time. God’s great desire is to be in a relationship with you and […]

Reflection for July 23

I’d bet that most of us have seen a time-lapse video before: one of those videos where a photo is taken every minute, hour, day, etc., and then run it all together so you can see change occurring in a way you couldn’t if you’d just stood there looking at the object normally. It’s a […]

Reflection for 16 July

LISTEN UP! Many of us have probably used the phrase ‘Are you listening?’ at some point in our lives. Maybe as a parent you’ve said it to your child, or maybe it’s been said to a coworker, or maybe even to a friend in the midst of a conversation. A lot of times ‘Are you […]

Reflection for July 2

Reflection for July 2 – Because I looked ahead and didn’t want to lose my ideas Last week we (re)entered into the liturgical season of Ordinary Time, which will run five months of the year from now until December 4th. Our use of the word ‘ordinary’ has often come to mean something commonplace, typical, or […]

HTPU Bible Studies for 2016-17

Hello All; Here is the list of HTPU Bible Studies for 2016-17. I will send the final dates soon for the studies after Christmas. Please forward this email or pass this information on to any one you think might be interested. ***Those taking Daniel, please let me know asap if you want a book so I […]