Determining Our Readiness for Mission


Ascension of the Lord A familiar segment often appears in the evening news this time of year where excerpts of commencement speeches accompany video footage of graduates in cap and gown walking across… Continue reading

Peace, Love, & Flying Pigs


Sixth Sunday of Easter Graduation is a wonderful time for young people and their parents to dream big, whether you’re graduating from pre-school, middle school, high school, college, or grad school. When you… Continue reading

No Sheeple Are We


Fourth Sunday of Easter Have you ever met a person who was convinced they could do your job better than you? Of course, they have no clue what they’re talking about. First they… Continue reading

Invitation to the Meal


Third Sunday of Easter After Jesus rose from the dead on Easter Sunday, he never tried to explain how he was once again alive, at least not in a way his closest friends… Continue reading

Preschoolers in a World of First Graders


Second Sunday of Easter Although it seems innate to our human nature to want answers to definitively settle every hint of curiosity, every burning question, and every lingering doubt, it seems just as… Continue reading

A Life Sentence or A Life Commitment?


Easter Sunday of the Lord’s Resurrection Easter Vigil Readings / Easter Sunday Readings Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Χρίστος ἀνέστη!Ἀληθῶς ἀνέστη!(Christos anesti! Alithos anesti!) ¡Cristo ha resucitado! ¡En verdad, ha resucitado!… Continue reading

When the Story Becomes Our Own


Holy Thursday Each year on Holy Thursday night we mark the start of the Paschal Triduum with the Mass of the Lord’s Supper and the annual ritual of the washing of feet. It’s… Continue reading

Back from the Grave


Fifth Sunday of Lent (Year A) I’ve read this gospel story many times before. But I just noticed recently that no one asked Lazarus whether or not he cared to come back. Actually,… Continue reading

Is “Not Seeing” an Option?


Fourth Sunday of Lent (Year A) Have you ever done something good for a neighbor only to be reprimanded for not doing it in a manner approved by law? Ultimately, the greater issue… Continue reading

Know Your Thirst


Third Sunday of Lent (Year A) I am always in awe of creative marketing, the patience and skill of some people who try to convince me what I need even before I recognize… Continue reading

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