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Dear Friends,

These past few Sundays, the second reading at Eucharist has been from Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians, Chapter 15 where Paul talks about Death and Resurrection.  He ends with the note that Jesus was the first-born of the dead to Resurrection--all of us are meant to follow that path to Resurrection. 

Dear Friends,

Last Sunday as we celebrated The Baptism of Jesus something new struck us:    Jesus was among many people baptized that day.  The Gospel of Luke tells us: “After all the people had been baptized and Jesus had also been baptized and was praying, heaven was opened and the Holy Spirit descended upon him in bodily form like a dove. 

Dear Friends,

In the midst of the hustle and bustle and joy preparing for Christmas (or Hanukkah or Kwanzaa or Diwali or Winter Solstice)  our hearts are drawn to the refugees at the borders, to those suffering from war or weather around

Dear Friends,

“Wise Women also came” as Jan Richardson reminds us!   It is striking that these wise women and men whom we celebrate at Epiphany recognized something very

Dear Friends,

The theme of this Second Sunday of Advent is Prepare the Way for our God!   Traditional Catholic teaching says that the Messiah will come again.  Jesus says that no one knows the day or the hour.  Some scripture scholars