From the Pastor’s Desk – March 29, 2020

When my/our mother died unexpectedly in May 2005, I think my brothers and sister, and family members and I would have done anything to have her back, including her husband, our dad. We would have bargained with God if there was some way to bring her back without any disability because she was not even eighty years […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – March 22, 2020

Here we are one day into the mandated “shelter in place” restriction to stem the tide of the Covid-19 virus. Each of us have our feelings and thoughts about these restrictions, some are light like the blue sky and clouds overhead, or dark like the darkness on a moonless night. Realistically we are home bound and yet […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – March 15, 2020

I was never a student at the University of Notre Dame, but there is a bronze sculpture on campus created by sculpture Ivan Mestrovic, a Croation who created this bronze in 1957. It depicts the encounter between Jesus and the Samaritan woman at the well. You see the Lord look straight at the woman. The […]

From the Pastor’s Desk – March 08, 2020

The sacred scriptures contain theophanies, (revelations of God) moments when God reveals self to a person like Moses in the burning bush, gives Moses the tablet with the ten commandments. Similarly, Elijah encounters God in the silence, Jesus experiences the voice of God at the Jordan through John’s baptism of repentance. These moments often involve […]