Lord of the Flies


14th Sunday in Ordinary Time William Golding was a British novelist, essayist, and poet who died in 1993 at the age of 81. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1983, and… Continue reading

Signs of Life


13th Sunday in Ordinary Time Whenever science fiction and NASA propose to send probes into the far reaches of outer space supposedly to collect stardust and take breath-taking photographs of distant galaxies, I… Continue reading

It’s Not Just Bread Anymore


Body & Blood of Christ Mostly, I live alone. Well, I have a dog, but he and I both know he’s a dog. As far as the IRS is concerned, I live alone.… Continue reading

Mystery in Grace, Love, & Communion


Most Holy Trinity Mystery is by nature elusive, difficult to explain, impossible to grasp. Any attempt to contain it using words or images will fall short, because words and images are simply inadequate,… Continue reading

Renewable Energy for the Kingdom


Pentecost Recently, renewable energy has been in the news. Specifically, the Paris Climate Accord, or rather, the decision by the president to withdraw the US from the Paris Climate Accord. In a good… Continue reading

What Now? There’s a Plan?


  Ascension of the Lord I was ordained to the priesthood on Sunday, 31 May 1992, in Nanuet NY. Roughly, it’s been 25 years. To be exact, I have been a priest 24… Continue reading

The Shepherd’s Voice


Fourth Sunday of Easter When I was young, I enjoyed it a lot when my mom took me along to the market. Now the market is full of distractions. I had no money,… Continue reading

Stay With Us


Third Sunday of Easter According to the gospel, Emmaus was about 7 miles from Jerusalem. And from archeological evidence through the years, scripture scholars place Emmaus at 10.5 to 12 km or 6.5… Continue reading

New Life In the Face of Tragedy


Easter Sunday of the Lord’s Resurrection Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Christos anesti! Alithos anesti! On this Easter night, we proclaim with exultant rejoicing Jesus Christ’s triumph over death and sin… Continue reading

How Dead Can One Possibly Be?


Fifth Sunday of Lent “[Lazarus] was dead; to begin with. There seemed to have been no doubt whatever about that.” So goes the opening line of Charles Dickens’ great masterpiece “A Christmas Carol.”… Continue reading

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