You Will Never Walk Alone

“My God, My God, why have you forsaken me and seem so far from my cry?” These are the opening words of Psalm 22 made familiar to us as the final words of the cross in the Gospels according to Matthew and Mark. Over the next two weeks we will hear t and recite these…

Come Out Into the Light

Since the days of Moses, God has been calling humanity into the light and ultimately into life itself.  After giving the laws to Moses, God ends by telling the Children of Israel, “on this day I give you blessing and curse, life and death, choose life.  In this morning’s reading from the Book of Numbers,…

Pick Up Your Cross And Be Healed

Growing up, I had the opportunity to spend vacations with my Grandparents in Hamden, Connecticut, a town just north of New Haven. As I have mentioned in previous homilies, some of my fondest memories of my grandfather include going to church with him at Trinity Church on the Green in New Haven.  While my grandfather’s…