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Bearing the Light of Christ in Troubled Times
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Is it me, or does it seem more than usual lately that our world is slipping into darkness? The news would certainly like us to believe so. Suffering both of the man-made and natural varieties rage around us: gun violence of epidemic proportions, devastating hurricanes and wildfires, political turmoil,... Read More

Pentecost 16: God’s Authority
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Questioning God’s authority should not even be a thing.  How can there be any doubt in our minds that God, our creator, the one who created everything: our beautiful planet, spiraling galaxies, the depths of the ocean… us, and the people we love… How could God not have authority... Read More

Pentecost 12: Take up your Cross
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Today’s Readings “That’s just my cross to bear.”  How many times have we heard that expression?  Maybe we’ve said it ourselves.  And rightfully so!  Life definitely gives us enough “crosses” to bear: our own burdens.  When we use this expression, we are usually talking about those persistent problems, inconveniences,... Read More

Pentecost 9A: Jesus walks on water
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In the Bible, any time you read something about the sea, a red flag should go up.  The Bible often uses the image of water to represent death, chaos, fear, even sin and evil… especially when we’re talking about the ocean or sea.  Although in the Church we use... Read More