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Standing Firm

Monday, April 4th, 2011 Posted in writing | No Comments »

In chapter 9 of St. John’s gospel, Jesus and his disciples come upon a beggar who’d been blind from birth, an object of pity and perhaps scorn for his whole life. But by the end of the chapter, this man ...

The Rabbi’s Response

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010 Posted in writing | No Comments »

In an anthology of spiritual writing, author Ben Birnbaum tells the story about how he lost his faith when he was a rabbinical student. He writes that when he decided to tell one of the rabbis that he’d become an ...

The Elephant

Thursday, April 15th, 2010 Posted in writing | No Comments »

The elephant in the living room of today’s Catholic church is, of course, the abuse scandal. We know it’s there; but we’re also like the blind men examining the elephant in the famous story, each one coming up with a ...

Into the Cloud

Sunday, February 28th, 2010 Posted in audio | No Comments »

What shall we do when the clouds close in? Click below to listen. Into_the_Cloud

Advent 2009: Changing Things

Sunday, November 29th, 2009 Posted in writing | No Comments »

It’s Advent again, that season when we usually focus on how the Lord comes to us. This year, however, how about thinking about how we come to God? We might want to go way back to Genesis and think about ...