July 22, 2023
Wis 12:13, 16-19; Ps 85; Rom 8:26-27; Mt 13:24-30
When I was young, one of my least favorite jobs was weeding the garden. Bending down or kneeling, battling various pests, and reaching into the dirt, row after row on a hot...
July 15, 2023
Isaiah 55:10-11; Romans 8:18-23; Matthew 13:1-23
It’s hard to overstate how much agriculture has changed from when Jesus told the Parable of the Sower. A farmer in first century Palestine could not imagine the huge...
July 8, 2023
Zechariah 9:9-10; Romans 8:9, 11; Matthew 11:25-30
On May 11, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the official end of the COVID-19 public health...
July 2, 2023
13th Sunday in Ordinary Time
2 Kings 4:8-11, 14-16a; Romans 6:3-4, 8-11; Matthew 10:37-42
The hospitality industry is one of the largest and fastest-growing parts of the global economy. It’s a broad sector, encompassing...