Fr. Bacik’s June Reflections article highlights the positive responses to the pope’s simple lifestyle and his decision to seek guidance in governing the church. Download June Reflections Article
Fr. Bacik’s article is about Mary Magdalene. It deals with transforming Mary’s public image from repentant prostitute to the “apostle to the apostles.” Download May Reflections
This article deals with Reconciliation as a crucial element in spiritual growth and social harmony. Download April Reflections Article on Reconciliation
Fr. Bacik’s March Reflections offers an assessment of the pontificate of Pope Benedict, including his brilliant encyclicals, and common criticisms by progressive Catholics. Download March Reflections
Fr. Bacik’s February Reflections article deals with Male Spirituality, including suggestions on how men and women can collaborate so both sexes can flourish. Download February 2013 Reflections
Fr. Bacik’s January Reflections article has suggestions for a spirituality of personal worth, work and leisure based on a recent exhibit of the French portrait artist Edouard Manet at the Toledo Museum of Art. download January Reflections
A portrait of Antonin Proust painted by Edouard Manet.
Fr. Bacik’s January Reflections Article is about the Edouard Manet exhibit which had been at the Toledo Museum of Art. He has suggestions for a spirituality of personal worth, work and leisure based on this exhibit. First he gives us information about the artist himself and the time period. Then he discusses the ideas of [...]
Fr. Bacik’s December Christmas Reflections. It is a rereading of the Christmas story from the viewpoint of the Cosmic Christ.December 12, 2012
Fr. Bacik begins with the Christmas story from Luke, the story we grew up hearing. Here he gives us a rereading of that story from the viewpoint of divine love fully manifested in Jesus, the Cosmic Christ. To read the complete reflection, click “Reflections December”.Reflections December
Fr. Bacik discusses a Christian response to violence.