The Benefit of Love.

Most Sunday nights at 8 p.m., you will find Maureen and me at home watching Once Upon a Time. For those not familiar with this ABC series, it is, for all intense and purposes, ABC meets The Wonderful World of Disney. The basic cast of characters is comprised of almost every animated Disney character come…

Music and the Message

this week’s Homily is offered by our youth leaders, Sam Leitermann and Chelsea Swan. Sam: When I began to think about giving a sermon this week, I immediately jumped to one of the things Chelsea and I have most in common, music. Chelsea and I are both musicians, though I am definitely the less talented…

A Reflection on the Terror in Boston

Tuesday April 16, 2013 Dear Friends, I am sorry I cannot be with you as we journey through the after math of yet another act of profound violence in this country. By now, many of us are beginning to work through the shock and disbelief of what happened Monday afternoon and some may even be…

Look Again To See What God Sees

Something that has fascinated me since my introduction to psychology is, for lack of a better term, double pictures. They are those drawings where at first glance you see a picture of one thing and then with a second glance you see another. The classic drawings are those of the young woman/old woman and the…

The Threat of Resurrection

This morning, I would like to begin my sermon with the final words of Julia Esquivel’s poem, Threatened with Resurrection. Accompany us on this vigil And you will know what it is to dream! Then you will know how marvelous it is To live threatened with resurrection! As I read these words for the first…