He is alive

He is Alive!

April 28, 2019

The Church today is buffeted,   both from within and without.   Whether it be the ongoing sexual abuse crisis, the Church’s focus on... Read more


Go Out to All the World!

April 27, 2019

In today’s gospel reading, Mark recounts the events of the Easter Season. The Risen Jesus first appeared to Mary Magdalen and she went to announce the good news... Read more

Reflection 04.25.19

Easter Thursday

April 25, 2019

There is saying:  “Lent is forty days of fasting; Easter is fifty days of feasting.”  During these days immediately following the celebration of... Read more

Hearts aflame

You can blow out a Candle....

April 24, 2019

“You can blow out a candle, but you can't blow out a fire” Today’s account of Christ’s Resurrection is, for me at least, the one with... Read more

Stpeter as a messenger

Messengers of Jesus

April 23, 2019

What does it mean to be a messenger of the experience of the Risen Lord?  The liturgy tells us of two persons who were commissioned to do that: Peter and Mary... Read more

Encountering people

The Key to Easter

April 22, 2019

Easter Sunday is the highpoint of the liturgical calendar, the key to the season of Lent. The resurrection of Jesus is what centers our faith, the mighty deed done by... Read more


Rejoice and be Glad!

April 21, 2019

Rejoice and Be Glad! For Mary of Magdala and the women who accompanied her, reality has not been kind. They arise in the darkness and make the trek to the burial... Read more

Notredame in flames

Holy Silence

April 20, 2019

Earlier this week, many around the world were aghast as we watched live scenes of Notre Dame Cathedral burning in Paris.  The church is a visible symbol of the... Read more