Monthly Archives: March 2013

Luke’s holy: resurrection account

The Gospel of Luke from the Bible is unique, as are all the four Gospels, in telling the story of the resurrection of Jesus. A few details stand out to describe Luke’s understanding of what constitutes — obviously — a … Continue reading

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Almost there. God finishes.

Spring is coming. The snow is melting. But not fast enough. There’s so much! I shovel and shovel breaking my back. Getting close to the goal. Can I keep up? What happens in life when I keep on the path … Continue reading

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From Golgotha to Homs

This Holy Week our attention focuses on the story of Jesus’ Passion. For people of faith especially the suffering and violence to which Jesus eventually surrenders in death on a cross stirs the emotions and even brings tears during the … Continue reading

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Simplicity II – Holy Week

On Good Friday, we focus on the Cross — the central symbol of Christianity. And we reflect on the meaning of what God accomplished on that Cross in the person of Jesus Christ. The cross we bring today, you will … Continue reading

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Ministry of Presence at the Table

The two go hand in hand: The order places the necessary structure around which I can rest in the holy moment. Without the structure the event takes on too much of a subjective feel which is self-serving more than, I … Continue reading

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Simplicity I – Holy Week

Lent is a call to simplicity. We are called in this season to simplify our lives. In the Gospels, Matthew and Luke, the first beatitude is: “Blessed are the poor (in spirit)”. On Maundy Thursday, the altar is stripped of … Continue reading

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Palms and Passion II

Like I said, maybe you might want to stay home on Palm/Passion Sunday. But before you make alternate plans, hold on a minute. The reading from Philippians (2:5-11) appointed for this Sunday might help us deal with the liturgical and … Continue reading

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