No Game of Chance

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time Rock, paper, scissors. Simple. Easy. Uncomplicated. Some say it’s a game of skill; some, a game of chance. Historically, its roots go back to the Chinese Han dynasty… Continue reading

Not Something You Can Fake

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time When you “say” you really, really love something; and I mean when you “say” you really, really, “really” love something … maybe it’s a favorite sports team, or… Continue reading

Adulting is Hard. I Kid You Not.

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time I’m sure by now you have heard of little Charlie Gard, born in London a year ago, who suffers from a very rare and devastating illness called mitochondrial… Continue reading


15th Sunday in Ordinary Time A priest, a rabbi, and a minister walk into a bar … Have you ever listened to someone tell a joke, and when the punchline comes … you… Continue reading

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

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