Thoughts, Songs and Poems for Easter Morning 2020
“We were sent here to search for the light of Easter in our hearts. And when we find it, we are meant to give it away generously.”
In the resurrection of Jesus, we perceive what could be considered the big bang of God’s new creation exploding, as it were, as a renewing, recreating power in the midst of the old…
HOLY SATURDAY — THE DAY OF JOYFUL SADNESS
I remember wondering what it would have been like to be a friend of Jesus, to have experienced his vigor, his newness and the wild hope he would have aroused for a long awaited promise to be fulfilled. And then to experience his grim suffering and death, and to have no idea that the astonishing Resurrection life was about to break into history and inaugurate the new creation, eternal and ever-green. The anguish must have been crushing.
Ready Your Heart…Reflections for Advent
As Advent is the beginning of the Christian year, now would be a good time to begin this unique pilgrimage…
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.”
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…
Feast of St. Patrick | March 17
The stories tell of heroic, counter-intuitive deeds and selfless love, and show us how profoundly the way of Christ has penetrated into culture like an invisible, raising yeast…