Dare to be Different

As Christians we are called to be in the World but not of the World. That we recognize this call and respond to it at this point in history is particularly critical in terms of the witness we give to those around us who live, as we do, in a time of great spiritual tribulation. … More Dare to be Different

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Taste and See

My wife and I have a 5 year old grandson who has a very limited menu. He hasn’t yet learned that unexpected delights, even for a 5 year old, are as close as the kitchen table. No amount of persuasion it seems will convince him that the fare that the rest of us are feeding … More Taste and See

Passing on the Baton

“Moses then summoned Joshua and, in the presence of all Israel, said to him, ‘Be strong, stand firm; you will be the one to go with this people into the country which Yahweh has sworn to their ancestors that he would give them”        [Deuteronomy 31; 7] As Catholic Christians involved in our faith communities we … More Passing on the Baton

The One Constant

“It is I; do not be afraid” [Mathew 14: 27] Jesus used these words in Mathew’s gospel to reassure Peter, who thought he could walk on water and was in fact walking on water, that he need not fear the water because Jesus was there to help him. These words though were not just meant … More The One Constant