A Prayer & A Warning

Wednesday of the Seventh Week of Easter Jesus prayed that “they may be one just as we are one.” He was speaking to the Father on behalf of his disciples. Clearly Jesus would… Continue reading

Product Placement for the Gospel

Tuesday of the Seventh Week of Easter In his last supper discourse, Jesus speaks of his desire for his disciples to have a great relationship with the Father as he himself has. He… Continue reading

Welcome a New Pentecost

Feast of the Ascension of the Lord The Ascension of the Lord in the church’s calendar traditionally falls 40 days after Easter. But just as the season of Lent is 40 days long,… Continue reading

Invitation to Intimacy

Saturday of the Sixth Week of Easter Jesus gives his apostles final instructions at the last supper. He reminds them that they may ask the Father anything. Because of his intimate connection with… Continue reading

Well Beyond the Box

Friday of the Sixth Week of Easter Because we have known other times of peace and prosperity, by comparison we would naturally prefer those times to our current time of danger and uncertainty.… Continue reading

The Art of Waiting

Thursday of the Sixth Week of Easter In our diocese, the Feast of the Ascension is celebrated this coming Sunday. But traditionally, today begins the countdown to Pentecost, the church’s first novena, nine… Continue reading


Wednesday of the Sixth Week of Easter “Are you sitting down?” When we hear these words, we are either filled with dread or excitement, although mostly dread. But sitting down is an appropriate… Continue reading

Show Your Work

Tuesday of the Sixth Week of Easter “And when he comes (the Advocate) he will convict the world in regard to sin and righteousness and condemnation: sin, because they do not believe in… Continue reading

In but not Of This World

Saturday of the Fifth Week of Easter All or nothing propositions tend to exacerbate an already heated issue, and can become more about the polarization and the divisiveness rather than the issue at… Continue reading

Discerning the Spirit’s Voice in Our Time

Friday of the Fifth Week of Easter We resume today Jesus’ last supper discourse, which curiously is also yesterday’s gospel reading on the Feast of St. Matthias. Jesus tells his disciples, “Love one… Continue reading

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