Monthly Archive: April, 2020

Grief, a Great Catch, and Wait for It …

Friday of the First Week of Easter Peter and the apostles were fishermen. It was what they knew to do. And they did it well. And in their grief, in an attempt to… Continue reading

Nail Marks & Baked Fish

Thursday of the First Week of Easter Mary Magdalene came to recognize the Risen Jesus when he called her by name. The two disciples came to recognize the Risen Jesus on the road… Continue reading

Stay With Us

Wednesday of the First Week of Easter Well, technology failed me today. Once again, I have no audio recording. I will be more attentive tomorrow. In the meantime, you can access my homily… Continue reading


Tuesday of the First Week of Easter I must apologize, I forgot to take my voice recorder to church with me today. I only remembered as I was reading the gospel. But you… Continue reading

When Easter Becomes Real

The Great Vigil of Easter & Easter Sunday of the Lord’s Resurrection Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Χριστός Ανέστη! Αληθώς ανέστη! (Christos anesti! Alithos anesti!) ¡Cristo ha resucitado! ¡En verdad, ha resucitado! This… Continue reading

There Can Be No Going Back

Holy Thursday A friend of mine, a young father of three, was reflecting out loud on Facebook—and yes, that’s what Facebook has become for us now, a place to ponder realities simple and… Continue reading

What Would You Give Me?

Wednesday of Holy Week The passage from the gospel of Matthew makes it sound like Judas had made up his mind about betraying Jesus, and approached the chief priests with this clear intent.… Continue reading

Drama on the Sidelines

Tuesday of Holy Week In our current state of pandemic-induced self-quarantine, we are watching a lot of TV, streaming a lot of video, and reading a lot of books. And the more complex… Continue reading

Bridging the Distance Between Us & God

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion In the face of overwhelming pain and suffering, fear and anxiety, frustration and fatigue throughout the world, as nations and local communities, leaders and families grapple with… Continue reading

The Big Picture

Saturday of the Fifth Week of Lent As we approach Holy Week, we see that the conflict between Jesus and the religious leaders continues to escalate. And when the high priest Caiaphas spoke… Continue reading

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