My life

I can see! You light up my life! Who lights up your life?

The Fourth Sunday of Lent The story of the man born blind (Sunday, March 22nd, 2020) John the Evangelist is inviting us to ask ourselves:  Who are the blind ones?  Who are those who see? This story is amazing.  William Barclay, the great Presbyterian scripture scholar, comments that “there’s no more vivid character drawing in all of […]

A thirsty man meets a thirsty woman ~ are you thirsty too?

A spring in North Florida / Bob Traupman The Third Sunday of Lent (March 22, 2020 We’re in an important series of Sunday scriptures used to help catechumens (those preparing to meet the Lord in baptism).  In using this series of three stories (1st) The Woman at the Well, (2nd) The Man Born Blind (next Sunday) and […]

The Legacy of a martyr ~ what are you willing to give your life for?

Dear Sisters and Brothers, Today, Monday, January, 20, 2020, we honor a great American ~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He was 39 when he was martyred on April 4, 1968. On that fateful day, Dr. King took an assassin’s bullet that he knew was waiting for him at any moment. It came while he […]

The Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus ~ What wondrous love is this?

THE FEAST OF THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS ~ Friday, June 28, 2019 First of all, here’s a bit of history about the Feast of the Sacred Heart . . . . It was at the Last Supper that John, the disciple “whom Jesus loved,” reclined on the Sacred Heart of Jesus. (Jn. 13:23)  Just hours […]

The Feast of Corpus Christi ~ Body broken ~ Blood poured out for you and me!

The Feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christ) Sunday, June 23, 2019 Dear Friends, Today is our Roman Catholic Feast of Corpus Christi in which pause to appreciate and give thanks for the wonderful gift of the holy Eucharist. I’d like to reflect for a moment on what we Catholics believe this […]

Pentecost Sunday ~ Let God’s Spirit empower you and give you many gifts!

The Great and Glorious Feast of Pentecost  Sunday June 9, 2019    In our last blog, we celebrated the Feast of the Ascension. After Jesus left the disciples and ascended into heaven, they had gathered again behind locked doors, despondent, worried, fearful, bewildered, devastated. “[Then] suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a […]

The Sixth Sunday of Easter ~ Intimacy with God

THE SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER ~ MAY 26, 2019 Today’s gospel reading is another section of Jesus’ Last Discourse at the Last Supper, as recorded in John’s Gospel.  And, as Jesus was talking with his own disciples, it helps us to think about our own relationship with the Lord. Are we close to him? Do […]