April 2019


A Faith That Endures

     Today’s reading from the Gospel of John is proclaimed every year on the second Sunday of Easter. St. Thomas, the disciple who doubts, represents the reality of the early church that comes after the first community of disciples. All but the first disciples must now believe without seeing the Resurrected Jesus. Like St. Thomas, …

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Palm Sunday

Let’s get ready for the Adventure of Holy Week. I have crafted and presented a retreat to parishes and priests in the Midwest based on the great drama that will unfold for us during the coming week, arguably the most significant of the entire year. Holy Week can lead us through a great spiritual adventure …

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Lines In The Sand

 I’ve worked with many people who can’t seem to move forward because of a past failure or disappointment.  It could be a marriage damaged by an affair. The injured spouse is not sure she (or he) can ever trust again.  It could be after a personal failure. The person feels they will never recover, so …

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