Two sides of the same coin.

By Karen Sheehy   God’s Kindness, Mercy and Justice. Two sides of the same coin. What a difference a day makes. As I contemplate upon today’s readings, I find myself reinventing this old saying, [...]

God Invites Us to be Rich Soil

By Sarah Damm “Jesus was not a theologian. He was God who told stories,” wrote Madeleine L’Engle in Walking on Water: Reflections on Faith and Art. This quote reminds me of the [...]

Those Who Are Bowed Down

By Lynne Alice Keating “I give praise to you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth,  for although you have hidden these things  from the wise and the learned  you have revealed them to the little [...]

Life, Lost and Found

By Melanie Rigney “What are you so afraid of?” my pastor asked after I’d come up with a million reasons why I couldn’t do some simple task related to my Parish Council [...]

Reading the Gospel in Memory of First Holy Communion.

By Dr. Carol Younger Early childhood memories are always scant. Even if stored away securely, they are sort of foggy, with edges of pictures you remember frayed, not much light cast on the scene. [...]

“I didn’t know that”

By Lucy Johnson    My mother passed away two years ago at the age of 98.  I was privileged to be the only one of seven siblings to be with her at the end – a gift I will always treasure.  All [...]

Lessons Learned from a Bakery Cake

By Marge Fenelon   I was at the bakery ordering a cake for a special event. As I stood at the counter, I noticed a sign that said, “Now Featuring Gender Reveal Cakes.” Thinking it was yet [...]

Share The Love!

 By Rhonda Zweber    “Go, therefore, and make disciples of all the nations.” Matthew 28:19 Easier said than done, right?  I used to think so.  It wasn’t long ago that I wouldn’t have opened [...]

Advocacy is for each of us

By Kate Anderson   For nearly 16 months, my dear Dad plumped hospital pillows, formed alliances with nurses, and asked doctors hard questions. He never tallied the hours spent in waiting [...]