Monthly archives:July 2019

  • 17TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME JESUS, I TRUST IN YOU Last year, while I was finishing up my last year in the seminary, one of the requirements to get our degree was to take a comprehensive exam. This exam covered all the material that we had learned in our classes over the course of the last four ... [Read more]
  • 16TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME The Better Part The story of Jesus' visit with Martha and Mary is one of my favorite bible stories. I think because it's so easy to relate to Martha and Mary. Who hasn't experienced Martha's frustration and anxiety at some point or heard Jesus telling us to just be... [Read more]
  • 15TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME TROUBLE LETTING GO Here we are just a few weeks into summer and while recently visiting a local craft store, I was stunned by the array of fall colors, artificial foliage, plastic pumpkins and yes even the beginnings of a Christmas display. All this meant only one ... [Read more]
  • 14TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME SACRED SAUNTERING AND HOLY LOLLYGAGGING "Where did you go?" "Out." "What did you do?" "Nothing." There you have it: the cloud of suspicion that has hung over sauntering and lollygagging for years, and not just among the parents of teenagers. Little wonder. What... [Read more]