The Daunting, Ceaseless Task Of Love

7th Sunday in Ordinary Time – 2022St. James CathedralHonoring Healthcare Workers Saturday evening during Mass at St. James Cathedral we honored all our healthcare workers. This morning I was at Our Lady Star of the Sea in Bremerton to celebrate the Eucharist and the sacrament of Confirmation. On both occasions, Read more…

And The Word Became Flesh

On this 7th Day of the Octave of Christmas, we read the beginning of John’s Gospel, which contains the great proclamation of the Incarnation: “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us.” I have truly enjoyed celebrating the Octave Masses each morning at our cathedral. I invite you to Read more…

In Christ, God Draws Near

“The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light;” (Isaiah 9:1) Surely, many are experiencing a darkness in our times once again, and yet, this Great Light of Jesus persists. Indeed St. John tells us that Jesus is the Light that shines in the darkness, and the darkness Read more…