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Existing for the Praise of His Glory—15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by on Jul 8, 2015 in Lectionary | 0 comments

Amos 7:12—15 Psalm 85 Ephesians 1:3-18 Mark 6:7—13 Why am I here? What am I for? Is it a good thing that I exist? If so, why? One does not...

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The Particularity of Salvation- 4th Sunday of Lent

Posted by on Mar 13, 2015 in Current Events | 0 comments

2 Chronicles 36:14-16, 19-23 Psalm 137:1-2, 3, 4-5, 6 Ephesians 2:4-10 John 3:14-21 Lent is an appropriate time to reflect on salvation,...

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The Power of Moments—3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in Lectionary | 0 comments

Jonah 3:1—5, 10 Psalm 25 I Corinthians 7:29—31 Mark 1:14—20 Ethicists tend to evaluate human lives in terms of purposeful decisions or...

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What does the word “terror” really mean today?

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Current Events | 0 comments

Let me begin this post by doing what I specifically instruct my students not to do at the beginning of a paper: give a dictionary...

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Something New, and Hope: Third Sunday of Advent

Posted by on Dec 11, 2014 in Lectionary | 0 comments

Isaiah 61:1-2, 10-11 Luke 1:26-50, 53-54 I Thessalonians 5:16-24 John 1:6-8, 19-28   I was a bit of troublemaker in junior high...

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