The Other Flocks

This morning we heard what is probably the most popular image of Jesus, that of the Good Shepherd. As children, the image of the shepherd was indelibly planted in our spiritual psyche through the memorization of the 23rd psalm. The passage we heard from the Gospel of St. John has provided thousands with comfort as…

From Disciple to Apostle.

This morning, I would like to invite us to delve into our imaginations for a moment. What I want us to do is just close our eyes, and place ourselves among the disciples gathered in the upper room as we just heard about in this morning’s Gospel. Although St. Luke does not provide the same…

How Do We Compare?

This morning, we gather to celebrate the Baptism of Xavier Lawrence Huffine-Wright.  Even if Xavier Lawrence were not the grandson of Gerry and Jerry Wright, and the son of Christopher Wright and Christopher Huffine,today’s baptism would be a great reason to celebrate, because anytime parents bring their children to and/or individuals choose to unite themselves…

United in Death and Resurrection

This morning we gather to celebrate the culmination of our forty day journey. A journey that began on Ash Wednesday. At that time, I invited us into a very different sort of Lenten journey. I asked us to let go of what we think we know and who we are and journey with me as…