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Dear friends, 

As we contemplate today’s “good news”….in Sacred Scripture that is…juxtaposed to the secular “foul news” of the day… we hear Jesus’ exhorting us to look at our lives and our ways of “being in the world” through the lens of humility and compassion.   The Beatitudes are an invitation to open our minds and hearts to the reality of what truly makes life

Dear friends,

Shall we overcome? It depends on you and me. This weekend the Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. interfaces with the Feast of the Baptism of Jesus. What a call to our responsibility to stand up and speak out for what we believe in!

Dear friends, 

What is your mission?  This past Sunday was Mission Sunday and our speaker, Donna Stiglmeier, shared with us her experience  as a lay missioner in Bolivia.  Reflecting on her service prompts us to ask:  “what is your mission?”    You

Dear friends, 

Last Sunday’s Gospel featured Joseph’s Dream aka honoring the non-rational elements in life.  Four times in the Gospels Joseph is portrayed as perceiving the message of God coming to him in a dream.  I so admire

Dear friends,

At the recent Democratic National Convention, Rev. William Barber challenged his listeners: “We must be the moral defibrillators of our time: we must