Armies to Journey With Us

By Susanna Parent The readings for the first Sunday this Lent are so rich! They hold the truths I need to cling to throughout these next 40 days. In today’s 1st Reading God speaks to us of his [...]

God’s People

By Sharon Wilson   Today’s first reading and Gospel reading deal with how the leper was treated. First in the old testament: “As long as the sore is on him he shall declare himself unclean, [...]

Why me? Why You?

By Lucy Johnson   In the early 1980s, Rabbi Harold Kushner wrote the book, When Bad Things Happen to Good People, as a reaction to a personal tragedy.  It became immensely popular not only [...]

The Kingdom of God is at Hand: Abandoning Our Nets to Follow Jesus

By Sarah Damm   “Then they abandoned their nets and followed him.” (Mark 1:18)   The place looks familiar. There is a swing set in the background and a metal merry-go-round in the [...]

We wait for the Lord

By Jeannie Ewing Surely, I wait for the Lord; who bends down to me and hears my cry…And puts a new song in my mouth, a hymn to our God. Many shall look on in fear and they shall trust in the [...]

Wise Women Will Always Seek Him

By Allison Gingras The Epiphany celebrates the Wise Men’s historic visit to adore Jesus.  Not long ago, I had an epiphany of my own.   We, like those Kings of old, are called to seek Jesus.  The [...]

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

By Sharon Wilson   Today is the feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. We reflect on this day that Jesus was part of a family just like all families. They ate together, cleaned [...]

God’s Dwelling Place

By Karen Sheehy As a child, setting up the Christmas creche was always the high point of my tree trimming responsibilities. Each day, over the weeks leading up to Christmas, my brothers and I [...]