I Need to be Baptized by You!

The season of Epiphany is about the manifestation and emergence of the life of Jesus in the world in which he lived.  What does it mean to be made manifest?  What does it mean to emerge?  I think it is about a life, about our life, rising up in this...

So This Is Christmas…

What is the meaning of Christmas? Charlie Brown cried out lamenting the fuss and commercialization that he saw all around him. And so, Linus, recites to Charlie Brown the Nativity narrative from the Gospel of Luke, like we just heard it read a moment ago.  With...

The Holy Family

Advent 4 Now the birth of Jesus, the Messiah took place in this way… the way of family, of trust and risk, and promise and compassion.  Our savior, our redemption, our gift from God, required us, the holy family, to say yes.  To embrace and protect, to...

Advent 3, 2019 God Has Lifted the Lowly

When I find myself in times of trouble, Mother Mary comes to me, speaking words of wisdom, Let It Be,   And in my hour of darkness there is a still light that shines on me, shine until tomorrow, Let it Be When this divine story was being imagined in the invisible...

Advent II The Dream of the Prophets

“Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who kill the prophets and stone those sent to you, how often I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you were not willing. In his own day, Isaiah dreamt of a time where ...