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Pascha IV

The Fourth Sunday of Easter 2018 – Cycle B This is Part III of a continuing reflection of John 20:19-31 begun on the Second Sunday of Easter. “Thomas, one of the Twelve, was not with the disciples when Jesus came.” … Continue reading

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Ordinary 29

The Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2017 – Cycle A Isaiah 45:1, 4-6; Psalm 96; Thessalonians 1:1-5b; Matthew 22:15-21 Have you ever considered that the story of humanity can be interpreted as the story of the rise and fall of … Continue reading

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Pascha VII

Pascha VII 2017 – Cycle A Acts 1:12-14; Psalm 27; 1 Peter 4:13-16; John 17:1-11 Have you ever considered your family budget an act of moral decision making? Like our parish budget for the diocese, I expect many items are … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday in the Lord’s Passion

Lent VI: Palm Sunday in the Lord’s Passion 2016 – Cycle C Isaiah 50:4-7; Psalm 22; Philippians 2:6-11; Matthew 26:14 – 27:66 [Given prior to the proclamation of the Passion] In the immediacy of today’s social media we are often … Continue reading

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All Saints

The Solemnity of All Saints 2016 – Cycle C Revelation 7: 2-4, 9-14; Psalm 24; 1 John 3:1-3; Matthew 5:1-12 Photography has been around for about two hundred years.  And so, we have photographs of them!  No longer do we … Continue reading

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Ordinary 24

The Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2016 – Cycle C Exodus 32:7-11, 13-14; Psalm 51; 1 Timothy 1:12-17; Luke 15:1-32 When was the last time you lost something?  And I don’t mean the car keys.  Misplacing something because we are … Continue reading

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Ordinary 21

The Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time 2016 – Cycle C Isaiah 66:18-21; Psalm 117; Hebrews 12:5-7, 11-13; Luke 13:22-30 If you have watched any of the Olympic Games in Rio, you have seen before a competition athletes pacing, striking their … Continue reading

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