“I Am Joseph”

It was an incredibly nerve-wracking three days.  If any of you have ever lost a child for any period of time, you know how upsetting and frightening it can be.  Can you imagine three whole days? Yet there he was, sitting calmly in the temple discussing the finer points of...

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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday,  2017 march 1           Matthew 6:1-6,16-21 Today begins our season of Lent. A time to prepare ourselves for our Easter celebration. But before we get to Easter, like Jesus in the wilderness who was tempted for 40 days, we too are called to face our demons, to...

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When were you transfigured?

February 26 2017 CCC TRANSFIGURATION SUNDAY  Mt 17 :1-9 Have you ever had a mountain top experience that really changed you? Or maybe have you ever gone through a challenging period, a hard time, that changed you dramatically? Today, that is what we are looking at, Transfiguration Sunday. We are going...

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Be Holy as I Am Holy

Au nom de la sainte et indivise Trinité, un seul Dieu, maintenant et pour toujours.  Amen. I want to begin by expressing my warmest heartfelt gratitude for the multiple ways in which you have supported and nourished me during this especially trying time: through your prayers, your messages of support...

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God’s Generosity and Our Own

5 February 2017— In the name of the one, holy and undivided Trinity: Creator, Redeemer and Sustainer.  Amen. “And I came to you in weakness and in fear and in much trembling.”  I think these words from today’s reading from First Corinthians are an especially good beginning for a sermon...

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Pass on what you have learned!

January 15 2017          John 1 :29-42 Can you remember people in your life who had a major impact on you? People who taught you, maybe even shaped you? If so, I think it might help you understand today’s gospel. In today’s gospel reading, we hear about John the Baptist and I...

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