Contributing sermons since Jan 31, 2005
Contributed on Mar 23, 2005
A reflection of the sacred paschal meal and the significance of ordained ministry
Holy Thursday During the next three days, the most sacred seventy- two hours the liturgical calendar, the church will celebrate the feast and source of our salvation, namely the paschal death and resurrection of our blessed Liberator, Jesus of Nazareth. Tonight we initiate this ...read more
Contributed on Mar 22, 2005
A reflection on the intensity of the suffereing of the Savior and the need to imitate the repentant sinner and accept Jesus today.
Good Friday, new 2005 We who are parents know that there is nothing more excruciating; nothing that makes us feels so powerless as the cries of a child in pain. Many years ago when I was doing a pastoral residency in Cincinnati Ohio, I was visiting a patient on the pediatric unit. ...read more
Contributed on Mar 9, 2005
A lenten reflection on the dangers and implications of predjudices in our faith communities.
Today’s gospel proclamation reminds us that Jesus of Nazareth is the consistent lover of the unlovable The Saviors persistently disregards all socio- cultural norms and stereotypes of his day that differentiated between us and them. There was much about this itinerant Nazarene that was ...read more
Contributed on Feb 15, 2005
A lenten homily on humility, and repentance
Lent a season of Repentance. We disciples of Jesus are celebrating our communal Lenten pilgrimage, a 40 day spiritual journey that will hopefully enable us to better appreciate and celebrate the life giving death and eternal resurrection of our Lord and Savior, the very feast of ...read more
Contributed on Feb 2, 2005
An advent reflection on the the urgency to be prepared for the arrival of the Savior
The Chapel of Dismas The Repentant Sinner A place where we know that the church of Jesus is an evolving, transforming and liberating clinic for sinners and not a museum for the self righteous AA 5/38-40 ...read more