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Facts and Hearts – Stubborn Things

Moses Thursday the Fourth Week of Lent John 5:31-47 John Adams, a skilled lawyer and our second President, once said that “Facts are stubborn things.” Evidence is ...

Annunciation = Invitation + Affirmation/Incarnation

Annunciation Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord Luke 1:26-38 On the surface, today’s celebration is about an event:  the angel Gabriel’s visit to a young, ...

Ministers of Love and Healing Grace

Hands Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Lent Memorial of +Oscar Romero John 5:1-16 Do we get sick and suffer because of sin?  In today’s gospel reading (Jn. 5:14), Jesus ...

Absence Can Make the Heart Grow

John 4:5-42   This morning I had an(other) experience of privilege.  Our Capuchin community celebrated the Eucharist (Mass) in our small friary chapel on a Sunday ...