Shepherds After His Own Heart

“And I will give you shepherds after my own heart who will feed you with knowledge and understanding.” –Jeremiah 3:15 These words were given to Jeremiah to speak to the people of Judah who had just had Jerusalem sacked and the people were taken into exile around 587...

Rely On God

As I said in my Ash Wednesday homily, we have been faced with so much this past year. We are all haggard and exhausted from 2020. When I discovered that Lent began on February 17, my own reaction was, “Really?!?” Lent is a time when we often think of how we can renew...

“I Am, In My Own Way, Judas Iscariot”

Then Judas Iscariot, who was one of the twelve, went to the chief priests in order to betray him to them. When they heard is, they were greatly pleased, and promised to give him money. So he began to look for an opportunity to betray him.(Mark 14:10-11) Whenever I...

“Our Food is God’s Word”

It is 20 days until Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent. That would be less than three weeks. Lent is a time that I love, but because of COVID and the loneliness that we have all felt, it feels like all of 2020 and 2021 have been one long season of Lent as the...