In the Shadow of the Cross04 Nov 2021 • 4 min readA homily for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time (B) Life only makes sense in the shadow of the cross. That phrase came to me suddenly one day, watching another moment of senseless violence on the news. ...
In a lonely place02 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0After Joseph of Arimathea claimed the body of Jesus, he laid it in his own tomb, which was new and unused. Today we think of used cars, used clothes, used houses as somewhat lesser, and may consider a...
Listen01 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0The first words of the Rule of Benedict are “listen carefully.” If I continue this occasional journal, it will be because I’m following the rule of my Benedictine oblation and listening to those who c...
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