Lord Teach Us To Pray.

“Lord, teach us to pray,” asks the disciples as they sit at the Rabbi’s feet. And to this Jesus responds with what are probably the most repeated words throughout history. Our Father, who art in Heaven, hollowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as in Heaven. Give us this…

Sometimes Being Mary is NOT Enough.

August 28th will mark the fiftieth anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr’s “I have a dream speech.” Toward the end of this speech, Dr. King laid out his dream for America in terms of what racial equality could/should look like. As I reread the speech, I realize not only did Dr. King set a vision…

Where is the 21st Century Plumbline?

this morning’s homily was given by Dr. Richard Wiley Before I get to the topic at hand, I want to give you a little personal history. When Jane and I were married in 1960, we had a church problem to solve. Growing up, my family had been active members of Presbyterian or Methodist churches as…