Anything but Ordinary

This Sunday the Christmas decorations are gone, the manger scene is boxed up neatly on the shelf, and we break out the green vestments that heralds the coming of Ordinary Time. Part of me misses the pomp and beauty of the Christmas Season and another part of me is thankful to return to the Ordinary. … Read more

The Christmas Choice

Christmas is almost here. The birth of the Christ-child is one of great celebration and a time to connect with friends and family. And our readings this Christmas Vigil reflect that joyful time of celebration.  Isaiah tells us that we are no longer called forsaken or desolate, but rather we are called “My delight” and … Read more

Peace in a restless world

This Sunday we focus on the Hope of God’s Peace. This comes as we watch the latest mass shooting unfold in Las Vegas Nevada and as we watch Israel destroy homes and kill innocent people in Gaza because of their religion and nationality. Peace in this day and time seems so very illusive. I struggle … Read more

Loving all our neighbors

It seems every time I turn on the news, there is another story about politicians complaining about people coming across our southern border. Interestingly enough, there is rarely any mention of the people coming across our northern border which has far more locations to pass unchecked than the southern border. This was highlighted recently by … Read more