April 26, 2015

This past week I met with a group of Stephen ministers. You might know that we have something called “Stephen Ministry” here at St. Francis. It’s a group of people that has gone through training to be “listeners” for those who might be going through a hard time in...

April 19, 2015

A recent reflection from “Give Us This Day”, a monthly guide to the daily mass readings, is from the scripture scholar Walter Brueggemann: “The Easter question for us is not whether you can get your mind around the resurrection, because you cannot. Rather, the...

April 12, 2015

Well, spring now seems to be here for sure as the temperatures are rising and the leaves and buds are blooming all around us, and some especially brilliant purples and whites and yellows on the trees these days. The word from up North is there’s still snow in...

April 5, 2015 – Easter Sunday

Welcome and Happy Easter to all! We have arrived, after the Last Supper of Holy Thursday and the cross of Good Friday, at Easter, and the image that Easter offers us is of an empty tomb. What might this image tell us? Maybe the best way to imagine Easter is as God the...