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April 30 - Every day we walk the Road to Emmaus
We are called, as disciples of Jesus, to be ever mindful of being in God’s holy presence.  More ...
Sunday, April 23, 2017

April 23 - The disciples had to deal with a stubborn Thomas
While we like to think that all of the disciples of Jesus were always and totally with him, a careful read of the Gospels would indicate otherwise. More ...
Sunday, April 16, 2017
April 16 - It takes the eyes of faith to witness to the Resurrection
On Sunday morning, we find Mary Magdalene and the disciples in a difficult situation. Everything that they have sacrificed, worked for and hoped for over the past several months and years of their lives came crashing down on Friday afternoon. Jesus is dead. More ...
Sunday, April 9, 2017
April 9 - How often do we cry out: "Let Him Be Crucified!"
How quickly they all turned on Jesus. More ...
Sunday, April 2, 2017
April 2 - Jesus weeps at their lack of faith
Lazarus is dead. His sisters Mary and Martha are observing the customary mourning rituals and their friends, family and neighbors, called simply “the Jews” by John, are offering their support.  More ...
Sunday, March 26, 2017
March 26 - It is easier to hide in the darkness than to come into the light
There is a man born blind sitting at the very crowded and busy streets of Jerusalem going about his daily business. More ...
Sunday, March 19, 2017
March 19 - Water leads us to eternal life
The Samaritan woman we encounter in Gospel passage for this Third Sunday of Lent is defensive from the very beginning of her encounter with Jesus. Certainly she is startled to find anyone, much less a lone Jewish man, sitting near the well where she had gone to draw water. More ...
Sunday, March 12, 2017
March 12 - The transfigured Jesus points to the Cross
The view from and the history of Mount Tabor, the traditional site of the Transfiguration, is awe-inspiring. Situated in the Lower Galilee, the mountain has been a religious site, a fortress, and place of refuge for more than 80,000 years.  More ...
Sunday, March 5, 2017
March 5 - Jesus entered the wilderness so that we might enter the garden
Jesus entered the wilderness so that we might enter the gardenWe open our Lenten journey in the lushness of the Garden of Eden. More ...
Sunday, February 26, 2017
Feb. 26 - God creates us to have a relationship with him
At times people feel abandoned by God. One of the more common arguments of atheists against the existence of God is the theodicy argument. More ...
Sunday, February 19, 2017
Feb 19 - Love stands in contradiction to the values of the world

“It is not enough to get even, I have to get ahead. “

This attitude is pervasive in our society. We live in a time of the “gotcha” – we see it in politics, social interactions, and definitely in the work place. 

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

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