Clear vision to see what we ought to do
“Anyone who is determined to reach his destination is not deterred by the roughness of the road that leads to it. Nor must we allow
the charm of success to seduce us, or we shall be like a foolish traveler who is so distracted by the pleasant meadows through
which he is passing that he forgets where he is going.”  (Saint Gregory the Great)
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Orthoscopic is an adjective
meaning free from visual distortion.
Orthoscopy is my noun form of this
word which I chose as the title for a
book that I wrote. The intent of the
book is to share some thoughts
about how we, as individuals and as
a society, can better address
problems of today. I do not offer
solutions to those problems, but
instead suggestions for removing
obstacles to seeing the solutions.

One of the things I have identified is
the need to look to our religious
leaders for greater guidance. Since
leaders of the different world
religions will provide varying, and
often conflicting, direction, there is
an obvious need for successful
inter-religious dialogue to help us
find what God really wants us to do.
I definitely need to learn more
about the beliefs of other religions.
At the same time, I hope to use this
website to share my beliefs as a
Catholic Christian.

For this reason I have decided to
include links to my recent homilies
that I have prepared and presented
at Sacred Heart Parish in Imlay City,
Michigan. I have also included links
to articles I have written for our
parish bulletin to respond to
questions from our parishioners.
Some are very specific to Catholic
practices, and some are very
specific to concerns in our local
community, but hopefully you may
find some of them interesting
nonetheless. I will look for other
ways to share an understanding of
Catholic teachings in the future.

Deacon Joe Hulway
Latest Sunday Homilies

Don't Eat the Seed Corn
5th Sunday in Lent
March 25, 2012

Anxiety of a Married Man
4th Sunday in Ordinary Time
January 29, 2012

Reflect Like the Snow
3rd Sunday in Advent
December 11, 2011

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