Alleluia! Christ Is Risen!

This season is the most holy of all the seasons in the Church year.It begins with Palm Sunday and concludes with what is known as the Sacred Triduum or Easter Triduum. Churches around the world will be filled with people this week as the days of Holy Week and Easter are observed. Some call Holy … [Read more…]

St. Patrick’s Day

Today is St. Patrick’s day, a day when everyone likes to dress in green and celebrate their ‘Irishness.’ It doesn’t matter whether you have even a hint of Irish in you, you can be Irish for a day. And it is more than green beer and potatoes. (The joke is that the Irish celebrate a … [Read more…]

A Lenten Journey

Today, Ash Wednesday, begins the season of Lent in the Christian calendar. It is a penitential season leading up to Passion week and Easter day. For many it is a time to consecrate a fast, to make us aware of our own mortality and hungering for a closer connection with God. It is a season … [Read more…]

10 Most Wanted

I posted on an earlier blog some thoughts from the Winter Conference 2009 and the theme “Grow Out On A Limb.” Out on the limb is where the fruit is. But how do we get intentional and actually go out to the fruit? One of the ways is to prepare ourselves by strengthening ourselves with … [Read more…]