Get Off The Couch!

I was quite taken by the Prophet Amos in Sunday’s first reading:  Woe to the complacent in Zion! Lying upon beds of ivory, stretched comfortably on their couches, (Amos 6:1,4) Do you remember those early days of COVID when we went into to lockdown mode? I have vivid memories of my neighbors Read more…

Lent: A time of renewal

Brothers and sisters in Christ, as we enter another Lenten season on Ash Wednesday, March 2, it is helpful to place it in the broader context of the reality of Christ. Through the will of God and the work of the Holy Spirit, Jesus was born into the world through 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…