You can watch previous episodes in the series here.


August 2 Give a little bit

August 3 Helping the Lost

August 4  Our greatest cross is our fear of crosses

August 7 The journey is uphill

August 8 Preach the Gospel

August 9 Perspective is everything

August 10  Commuter as servant

August 11 The clamor of the world

August 14 Make a difference!

August 15  Our Lady of the Commuters

August 16 Too Close to Humanity

August 17 Chaos and Christ

August 18 Evangelization from the Window of the LIRR car

August 21 The Rosary as a Tool for Commuters

August 22 Queen and Mother Help Us

August 23 You Can’t Get There from Here

August 24 Patron of Anxiety and Nervousness, Pray for Us

August 25 Pray for your LIRR Conductor Today




July 3  Introduction to Series  (Based on July—August Long Island Catholic column. Read it here.)

July 5  Keeping our Lives on Track as the Train Tracks are repaired

July 6  The Courageously Chaste Spirit of St. Maria Goretti inspires us at Moments of Challenge and Frustration

July 7  A Missionary Mysticism in the Teeming Crowds at Penn Station

July 10  The Catholic Spirituality of being good in a crisis

July 11  A Catholic Spirituality of Prayer and Work

July 12  Getting to Confession in Manhattan and on Long Island

July 13 The Cross of Christ expanding and deepening our Patience at Penn Station and in our Families and Places of Work

July 14 The Pope Francis  challenge to pick up our Bibles as often as we pick up our phones

July 17 Being part of the solution rather than being part of the problem

July 18 Purification of our control-freak tendencies

July 19 Purification of our control-freak tendencies – 2

July 20 Catholic saints who walked through Penn Station and the train platforms of  Long Island

July 21 Dorothy Day’s spirituality at times of crisis

July 24  Applying the Gospel parables of 9/11 to commuter delays

July 25 Dramatic missionary growth for weekday commuting

July 26 The mysteries of the rosary streaming through our lives, train stations and platforms

July 27 Practicing the Cardinal Virtues of Prudence and Temperance

July 28 Practicing the Cardinal Virtues of Fortitude and Justice