Archive | January 2015

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A Vessel of Love filled with Fire

January 25th, 2015 ~ The Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul the Apostle   (But the liturgical observance of his feast day is suppressed this year because it falls on a Sunday.) Paul was an amazing man. He was small of stature; he refused to depend on charity ~ thus, he worked as a […]

A Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children

Today is the  forty-second anniversary of Roe v Wade. Let’s stand down, stop the condemning and judging and seek light and understanding, forgiveness and wholeness, kindness and compassion for the young in desperate situations who have no one to turn to and who may themselves be abandoned. We live in a world that refuses to recognize […]

The Legacy of a martyr

Dear Sisters and Brothers, Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He was 39 when he was martyred on April 4, 1968 ~ a young man who had a powerful influence on our country. This is an excerpt of what I said on the fortieth anniversary of his death  April 4th 2008, also the […]

You are my beloved Son / Daughter

The Feast of the Baptism of the Lord This feast is part of the epiphany cycle of feasts …. It reveals further the meaning of the Incarnation of the Son of God, that is, our God entering our world and becoming flesh and blood. God sent his only Son to become one with us. What […]

FOLLOW YOUR STAR!

The Feast of the Epiphany ~ Sunday, January 4th, 2015 Today’s feast day has several meanings.  In the Roman Church we celebrate the story of the Magi visiting Jesus and offering him gifts.  In the Eastern churches, they focus on the story of the Baptism of the Lord.  Both celebrate the manifestation, the revelation of […]