The Weeping Savior

Fifth Sunday of Lent: 4-2-17 Peace be with You, We began our journey through the Season of Lent five and a half weekends ago on Ash Wednesday by being reminded of the radically contingent quality of the lives we live.  For by being reminded that we are dust and to dust we shall return, we are made to realize that “our days are like grass; they flourish like a flower of the field; for the wind passes over it, and it is gone, and its place knows it no more” (Psalm 103:15).  This is a reality...
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Living out the Lamb’s Response

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time: 1-15-17 Peace be with You, Having celebrated Epiphany last Sunday and the Baptism of the Lord the following Monday, the Church has entered into what it calls Ordinary Time on the liturgical calendar.  However, though we find ourselves in a new liturgical season, our readings for today let us know that we have by no means changed course where our pedagogy is concerned.  Instead, we find ourselves exploring the extraordinary depths of the incarnate life of the...
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The Gift of Re-Creation

The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas): 12-25-16 Peace be with You, Last week we were offered an opportunity to step back and reflect upon the reality that God has a plan in mind for the human family, and within that plan, for each individual person.  Yes, you are called to take part in the economy of salvation by bringing God’s presence into the world and so bring all those you meet closer to him.  This indeed is a great calling, a calling which simultaneously encapsulates and transcends an...
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