By this everyone will know you are my disciples…

5th SUNDAY OF EASTER (Year C)
Praise the living God in union with our forebears. Join in community and be strengthened in faith, soaked in trust and love for one another. For we are sent out by the Holy Spirit, invited to love one another, to pastor one another, to reach out to those whom we may serve, in ways great and small. … More By this everyone will know you are my disciples…

Mother’s Day is a religious holiday

7th SUNDAY OF EASTER (Year B, Mother’s Day)
I think Mother’s Day is religious because it defines for all of us, male and female a calling, a vocation, a ministry. I believe all of us men and women are called to give new life to this world, maybe in the form of a baby, or maybe in the form of a work, or an idea, or an effort that brings life and hope to the world. I believe God means for all of us, women and men, to mother, in the sense of nurturing one another and the world around us. … More Mother’s Day is a religious holiday

Step Over Borders And Push Through Boundaries

6th SUNDAY OF EASTER (Year B)
The medieval mystics, Anselm of Canterbury, who compared the astonishing love of Jesus to that of a mother gathering her children and who contemplated the agony on the cross as the labor pains of a woman giving birth, prayed this prayer: “Lord Jesus, in your mercy, heal us;
In your love and tenderness, remake us. In your compassion, bring grace and forgiveness, For the beauty of heaven, may your love prepare us.” … More Step Over Borders And Push Through Boundaries

Our Origin Story

4th SUNDAY OF EASTER (Year A)
This is the Church. One body, different parts. And while we mourn the pain the Church has caused us and others, here we are again, through Christ and in the Spirit creating a place for others and ourselves that we can serve and love in all our beautiful messiness. … More Our Origin Story