January 25, 2015

In the few months that I have been at St. Francis, one of my favorite things to do is to walk around our campus. Part of that is that it’s just good to get out of the office for a bit, and part of it is that I can see and meet people in the day-to-dayness of things....

January 18, 2015

Greetings to all on this long holiday weekend and on Monday this week we remember the witness of Martin Luther King Jr. There is a new movie “Selma” about which I am hearing good things and would like to see and it brings us back to the difficult and courageous years...

January 18, 2015

Greetings to all on this long holiday weekend and on Monday this week we remember the witness of Martin Luther King, Jr. There is a new movie “Selma” about which I am hearing good things and would like to see and it brings us back to the difficult and courageous years...

January 11, 2015

Greetings to all in this new year. As I write these words on Sunday, January 4, I am preparing to fly out to Los Angeles for a gathering of ten other parishes which are part of an organization called “Parish Catalyst.” These parishes have met twice before,...

January 4, 2015

Well it’s a new year, and of course every new year is filled with promise or hope for what it might bring. This weekend we celebrate the Epiphany of the Lord. The gospel story this weekend is filled with drama, as the newborn Christ child is visited by “magi from the...