A View from the Pew


Column for September 17, 2017
You can also pick up a copy of Deacon Greg’s weekly column in the pews at Sunday Mass. His popular blog of Headlines and Homilies is available at Aleteia.

Previous Columns (pdf)
Queen of Martyrs, Pillar of Faith
Labor Pains
Was Jesus An Introvert?
Swimming With Scapulars
In Blogs We Trust

The Saints of August
The Curs of Ars
Golden Silence

Seeing Jesus at Disney World
The Chinese Martyrs
A Work in Progress
Unsolved Mystery
How Do We Receive Communion?
With ‘Friends’ Like These …
A Prescription From the Pew
The Missionaries at the Kitchen Table
Look Up!
Heaven Is For Real
Five Wounds
Palm Monday?
The “Rite” Stuff
Imitations and Impressions
Forty Days
Black Box: My Week Without TV
Hunger Game: Struggling to Keep the Lenten Fast
What We Wear
Lost and Found

God Is Love
What Do You Believe?
Why Confess to a Priest?
My iPod and I

A New Year’s Resolution You Should Make
The Tracker
When Christmas Wasn’t
The Lady of the Cloak
The Season of Adventure
Saying Grace
A World on Edge
The Deacon Ordained in Dachau
In the Service
The Martyrs
God’s Footprints
Underground Prayer
The Robe
Father Louis
A Student’s Prayer
Our Lady of Sorrows
Labor Pains

Leaving the Shore
Onward Christian Soldiers
Monsignor and Me
Saints of August
The Detour
Grace Eventually
The Parish from Another Planet
The Choices We Make
The Chapel
The Devotion
Card-carrying Catholics
Building a Cathedral in the Dark
Taking Flight
Mary’s Month
Love One Another
Cover to Cover with Pope Francis
The Cheapest, Greatest Gift in the World
The Dogwood
Encountering Your Marriage
Giving Up
Blessed Lolo
Call Waiting or Not
You Are There
And God Said Stop
The Oscar
The Mystery of Marriage
Epistles and Email

Also by Deacon Greg:
  • “A World on Edge”: food for thought during this challenging post-election time in our nation (homily from November 13, 2016) here.
  • Deacon Greg’s address during the Jubilee of Deacons in Rome (May 2016) here.
  • Greg’s complete Journey to Jordan wrap-up (from April 21, 2015) here.
  • More “View from the Pew” columns: 2014-15 and 2016

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