New Beginnings

In France, during the years following the French Revolution, there was an old man who walked with a limp. He had been a respected soldier in Napoleon’s Army, but battle…

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The Cross is Our Hope

I usually start my Sunday homilies with a story of some sort. But today, on this Palm Sunday, 2020, I think the best “story”—-or rather, the best “stories”—-are being told…

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Trust in God

Joan was in her 80’s. When her husband, Richard died, it was the worst experience of her life. Yet, she did not fall apart. Richard had been sick for about…

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The Open Door

Vince was the kind of person who had a hard time staying with something that he started. He’d begin a project with all kinds of enthusiasm, but then would lose…

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Trust God

Several years ago, there was a panel discussion that included and Anglican Bishop, a Catholic Bishop, and a Rabbi. The discussion focused on life, dealing with suffering and illness, and…

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