Sunday Reflection

  • The voice of God speaking

    May 28, 2015

    Walker Percy in Lost in the Cosmos, mused ironically about the strange fate of postmoderns who spend millions trying to get chimps to talk and billions on space stations attentively listening for an extraterrestrial blip that might speak to us.

  • The Solemnity of Pentecost: Called from Safety into Love

    May 21, 2015

    The doors were locked. The bar was firmly in place. The Temple police who had hunted Jesus down Thursday evening would not so easily get into the Upper Room on Sunday.

  • The Contest of Faith

    May 15, 2015

    Love is not easily given. Nor is it easily received. And yet the mystery of love is the heart of Christian faith. Its basis is, as the First Letter of John tells us, God’s love for us.

  • “This is my commandment: love one another”

    May 07, 2015

    The two men who came to visit were immaculately dressed.

  • I am the vine, you are the branches

    Apr 29, 2015

    “Have you accepted Christ as your personal saviour?” How do you respond to that question? Uneasily, if you are like me for much of my life.

  • Fourth Easter: The Voice of the Shepherd

    Apr 22, 2015

    This Sunday I want to tell you two of my favorite stories, stories I have shared with you in the past.

  • Third Sunday of Easter: Mercy

    Apr 15, 2015

    Three weeks ago, you folks in the pews had the worst part of our liturgy. Three weeks ago the celebration was Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion.

  • Community Transformations

    Apr 09, 2015

    We have a glowing picture of the early Christian community: one heart, one mind, not one of them claimed anything as his or her own.

  • Easter : Easter Flowers

    Apr 01, 2015

    The flowers! We come to Church on Easter and are overwhelmed with the beauty and fragrance of flowers.

  • Palm Sunday: “My heart is filled with sorrow to the point of death”

    Mar 26, 2015

    I can admit now, that when I was young, I hated those movies portraying the life of Christ. They were never snazzy enough. The miracles were never convincing.