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December 25, 2005

“Then an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around the, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid; for see—I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the people.â...

November 6, 2005

“Let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.” Written around 750BC, these words from the book of Amos are still powerful today. They convey an ideal that is a constant hope for the good of all...

June 12, 2005

“Out of all nations you will be my treasured possession. Although all the whole earth is mine, you will be for me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.” Imagine how the Israelites must have felt hearing those words. Against all...

April 10, 2005

Doubt and disillusionment, discouragement and despair: these are emotions that are common to all of us at some point in our lives. Loss of a job, loss of a loved one, divorce, illness, even the loss of a pet, any of these things and more...

May 28, 2003

"While he was blessing them, he withdrew from them and was carried up into heaven. And they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy." What a difference a few weeks can make. Here we see the disciples reacting to Jesus'...

March 16, 2003

The structure of Mark's Gospel, from which this week's reading comes, is like a mountain. As we go up one side, we hear about the ministry of Jesus; the miracles, the healings, the feeding of thousands, the calling of the disciples. The...