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Section: Chaplain’s Corner

Be Perfect As Your Heavenly Father is Perfect

“Be perfect as your Heavenly Father is perfect” (Matthew 5:48) These are the words of Jesus Christ spoken to His disciples and are directed to us now. How are we to accomplish this monumental task? Jesus also said, “You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with… Read More

The Power of the Holy Spirit

Those who study Sacred Scripture will admit that what happened on Pentecost was a game changer. Just look at the behavior of the disciples before and after Pentecost. Before the descent of the Holy Spirit, the early Christians were timid and afraid. After the coming of the Advocate, they were fearless even to death. Before… Read More

Easter Blessings

Dear CMA Members and Friends, After a long season of Lent, we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. Pope Benedict XVI said that if, “We were dealing simply with the miracle of a resuscitated corpse, it would be of no concern for us. For it would be no more important than the resuscitation… Read More

Keeping It Simple

It’s hard to believe but another Lent is upon us! During Lent we are to remember the forty days Jesus spent in the desert praying and fasting as He prepared for His three years of public life ending in His passion, death and resurrection from the dead. On Easter Sunday, have you ever thought, “I… Read More

What Are You Looking For?

By Fr. Christopher Kubat, M.D. In the first chapter of John’s gospel, we read about the encounter of Jesus and Andrew and a fellow companion who were followers of John the Baptist. After pointing out Jesus, John said to them, “Behold, the Lamb of God.” Andrew and the other disciple started following Jesus who turned… Read More

The Meaning of Christmas

By Fr. Christopher Kubat, M.D Merry Christmas and Christmas Season! In the 23rd chapter of the book of the prophet Jeremiah we read, “Behold, the days are coming, says the Lord, when I will raise up for David a righteous Branch …. when men will no longer say, ‘As the Lord lives who brought up… Read More

Finding True Peace

It is unfortunate that not more people read the psalms on a regular basis. Jesus did, his Blessed Mother did. That is why priests, religious and many laity pray the liturgy of the hours. There are 150 psalms; some long, some short. If you are ever feeling blue, try reading and praying psalm 131 which… Read More

You’re Invited

By Father Christopher Kubat, M.D.   You’re invited! Invited to what? To a wedding reception. Who is the bride and groom? St. Paul tells us in his letter to the Ephesians and John in the book of Revelation that it is the eternal wedding reception of the Lamb of God and His spouse the Church…. Read More

CMA’s National Chaplain: From Doctor to Priest

In honor of Priesthood Sunday, Sept. 24, CMA wishes to take this opportunity to thank all our guild chaplains, most especially our National Chaplain, Rev. Christopher Kubat, M.D. His dedication, service and wonderful spiritual advice has enriched our organization. We take this opportunity to share how Dr. Kubat became Fr. Kubat, and as such, gifting… Read More

Light Shining in the Darkness

By Father Christopher Kubat, M.D.   I have heard it said that we live in a post Christian world. I am not sure I completely agree with this, but I am often tempted to believe it. I have also heard is said that we live in a world of profound darkness. Isn’t it true that… Read More