St. Peter the Impestuous

I am slightly at a loss for words. As we celebrate our patron saint, Peter in this location but a few block from the Atlantic, and as I admire Bev Clark’s sea faring motif for this morning’s altar decorations, I feel somehow this homily should somehow wax on about the virtues of fishing, sailing and/or…

Respect and Transform

This week My mother and I took our bi-monthly journey to the Uconn Medical Centenr with to meet with her geriatrician. Although the trip is less than ninety miles each way, it may as well be a lot further as each trip pulls me away from this place of detachment and denial back into the…

Power Over All Things

The audio of the homily can be found by clicking here This morning we are called to go backwards rather than forward, at least in terms of our reading from the Book of Kings. Last week, we heard the conclusion of the battle between Yahweh and Baal, this week’s reading brings us into the middle…