Behold I make all things new! Revelation 21:5My Sisters and Brothers, In these final days I am in transition from St. Joseph in Florida to St. Augustine in Tennessee. I am deeply reminded that God is always desiring and doing something new in us. Often there is fear in doing something new because we cannot … Continue reading Behold I make all things New!
There is an appointed time for everything ,and a time for every affair under the heavens. A time to give birth, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to uproot the plant. A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to tear down, and a time to … Continue reading There is a Time an appointed time for everything.
In the midst of our summertime journey, we pause this weekend in June to honor, remember and encourage our fathers. It seems that too often fatherhood is not focused on, even as important and crucial as it is. I would like to reflect on the weekend scriptures in light of fatherhood and how we can … Continue reading The Fatherhood of God, A Model for our Fathers!
The Body and Blood of Christ. Food for our Journey We celebrate this weekend the Great Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ. As we celebrate our thoughts become nostalgic for the great celebrations of yester year. I refer to this each year of the smells and bells of the celebration, the great processions … Continue reading “Do not Forget the Lord”
This weekend we celebrate the Most Holy Trinity. This great mystery of our God who is One, yes three distinct persons, but One God. Our Father who created All, The Son who Redeems All and the Spirit who is in All and Sanctifies All. Having celebrated the great season of the Resurrection we now are … Continue reading The Triune God a Union of Love, “encourage one another,agree with one another, live in peace,and the God of love and peace will be with you.”
Through the Power of the Holy Spirit We can be World Changers. We celebrate the Feast of Pentecost this week. Most Christians don’t realize that this Jewish Feast was the Shavuot) and was primarily a thanksgiving for the firstfruits of the wheat harvest, but it was later associated with a remembrance of the Law given by … Continue reading Empowered By the Sprit to Be World Changers!
The Ascension of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He returns to the Father. Many might find themselves like the disciples of Jesus in the first reading of the Acts of the Apostles. They experience Jesus' Ascension and are looking up into the sky. Ascension is not about looking up. Jesus did not go off … Continue reading “…are you standing there looking at the sky?” “Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations.”
Mother's Day is a Time for us to give thanks for the gift of motherhood and the gift they are and have been to us. Mothers are the first from whom we learn and experience love. Mothers are our source of strength, and it is from this strength that mothers can open for us the … Continue reading Sanctify Christ as Lord in Your Hearts!
Now at the fifth week of our Easter Celebration our scriptures have moved from the Resurrection accounts to the proclamation of the Good News of Jesus Christ, the growth of the Church and the work of Christ we are called to and our chosen purpose. Yes you and I are chosen to do the work … Continue reading You Have Been Chosen, Believe and Do the Things of Christ and far Greater!
In a few weeks we will gather to celebrate the closing of our 100th Year of Jubilee. The Jubilee Year is a special time of grace as we reflect more deeply on how “We’ve come this far by Faith.”. Six years ago I was invited to join you as you journey in faith and we … Continue reading We’ve Come This Far by Faith. Thank you for allowing me to be a Part of Your Journey!