The Feast of the Nativity of John the Baptist – June 24

John’s birth indeed heralded joy. Not only did it alleviate the ‘shame’ of infertility for his aging parents, but it assuaged the fundamental barrenness that was gnawing away at all God’s children…

God: Refuge and Refugee

…when refuge seekers meet refuge givers, each gift God to the other.

Introduction to Ordinarytide

Here, we begin to understand with joy that the daily is impregnated with the divine…

The Feast of the Ascension

We’ve somehow missed that the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus is not God’s “no” to creation, but rather His most emphatic “yes.”

Dead Bones and Shining Cities: Sixth Sunday of Easter

…resurgences and resurrections abound, and we need to tell these stories too.

Easter Sunday: Matter matters

“Redemption doesn’t mean scrapping what’s there and starting over again from a clean slate, but rather liberating what has come to be enslaved.”

Palm Sunday: What Makes for Peace

Jesus, knowing the kingdom of peace will be resisted with ferocious violence, weeps while the multitudes dance….

ASH WEDNESDAY : Deeper Considerations

“I felt strongly called, even as I made the ash, to make this Ash Wednesday a day not only to begin my walk through the wilderness with Jesus, but also a day to begin to care for the wild places that He created and we have been destroying…”

Beginning Lent: Clean Monday

“The springtime of the Fast has dawned, the flower of repentance has begun to open…” — Lenten reflection…

Coming of the Magi: Feast of Epiphany (January 6)

The pre-scientific world was an enchanted world where the morning stars sang and heavenly luminaries spoke a knowledge that echoed across the cosmos…

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