For the past 25 years I’ve been studying the Mass. A lot. Of the 200 or so books on my bookshelf, only about 10 are not related to the Mass.

I’ve put together a multimedia presentation titled Why the Mass.

The 1 hour talk answers:

Beginning with the Book of Genesis, the talk explains how the liturgy is the culmination of Scripture, restoring what was lost in Eden.

Why the Mass is a birds eye view—a big picture of the liturgy. It is not, however, a watered down primer. Deacons and priests have confessed that they’ve learned something new after hearing “Why the Mass.”


Listeners will go away knowing “so THAT’S why I go to Mass!” They will understand that the Mass is a divinely instituted Sacrament, rooted in Scripture and tempered by tradition. It is the holiest thing we can do on earth. The greatest mystery. The most perfect form of prayer. A most inconceivable act of love!

I am enamored with the Mass and it would be my pleasure to speak to your group and share my enthusiasm. It matters not how big or small the group:

Presently, time constraints and family obligations dictate that I can only give talks within the Archdiocese of Miami, FL.

Please fill out the form below and I’ll contact you as soon as I can:


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