Palm Sunday: What Makes for Peace

Palm Sunday: What Makes for Peace

Jesus, knowing the kingdom of peace will be resisted with ferocious violence, weeps while the multitudes dance….

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ASH WEDNESDAY : Deeper Considerations

ASH WEDNESDAY : Deeper Considerations

“I felt strongly called, even as I made the ash, to make this Ash Wednesday a day not only to begin my walk through the wilderness with Jesus, but also a day to begin to care for the wild places that He created and we have been destroying…”

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Beginning Lent: Clean Monday

Beginning Lent: Clean Monday

“The springtime of the Fast has dawned, the flower of repentance has begun to open…” — Lenten reflection…

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Coming of the Magi: Feast of Epiphany (January 6)

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…

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Feast of the Nativity

Feast of the Nativity

Jesus! “…the splendour of the Father, and the figure of His substance…”

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Here I Am! Contemplate Me.

Here I Am!  Contemplate Me.

Socially speaking, Jesus was low-born, conceived in the womb of an unwed woman whose people were the despised and disposable underclass of a powerful empire. This is how the God of the Christian scriptures first chose to self-identify: in solidarity with the vulnerable, obscure and lowly…

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Advent: We Are Waiting

Advent: We Are Waiting

Advent begins with focused attention to the agony of our deepest longings. The task is to let the truth behind those longings rise to the surface before suppressing them with lesser fare, because the longings themselves may be the first reliable indicators of the One thing that leads to true fulfillment, satiation and joy.

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