Monthly Archives: April 2017

Week of April 30, 2017

There is a disturbing little story about a dying Buddhist monk who asked a Catholic priest to instruct him in the truths of the faith.  The priest did his best to comply with the monk’s wishes. Afterwards the monk thanked him, but added, “You filled my mind with beautiful thoughts, but you left my heart […]

Week of April 23, 2017

This Wednesday, April 26th, our diocese is having its first annual day of prayer for victims and survivors of child sexual abuse, particularly those abused by someone in the Catholic Church.  We pray along with their families, friends, and our entire community.  At the morning mass that day we will pray for continued healing and […]

Happy Easter! Welcome to all who join us for this Easter celebration.  Our hope is that you always feel welcome here.  There are many people who have worked hard to provide beautiful liturgies during Lent and Holy Week.  There is an African wisdom that says, “It takes a village to raise a child.”  In the […]

Week of April 9, 2017

O mad lover!  It was not enough for you to take on our humanity: You had to die as well!  —St. Catherine of Siena Our second reading today, Philippians 2:6-11, is one of my favorite scripture passages. Christ Jesus, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with God something to […]