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Online Meditations

Published daily during Lent and Advent.

Blind harpist playing with "orchestra" for the tomb of Patenemheb.
March 3, 2016
Antiphon: Why are you so heavy my soul? Why are you disquieted within me? Trust in God, I will give thanks for my salvation. (Emergent Psalter by...
March 2, 2016
You and I will never forget those horrid scenes of ISIS beheadings, and today's reading from St. Mark presents, alas, another beheading. John...
Silhouette of two children praying on either side of a cross draped in purple.
March 1, 2016
Explaining Lent to children can be challenging. So can explaining it to adults. People tend to get all hung up on giving something up, like chocolate...
A rough and worn adult hand lightly holding a child's hand.
February 29, 2016
There are times, many times, when I wish that the evangelists omitted stories like the healing of, or restoring of life to, Jairus' daughter. So...
February 28, 2016
The late Hall of Fame baseball legend, Montclair resident and sometime philosopher Yogi Berra once said, “When you come to a fork in the road,...
February 27, 2016
“Go home to your friends and family and tell them how much the Lord has done for you and what mercy He has shown you." (Mark 5:19)...
February 26, 2016
"Teacher do you not care if we drown?" Have you ever screamed at God: “Don’t you care about...?” “Why are you...
February 25, 2016
“The Kingdom of God is as if someone would scatter seed on the ground…and the seed would sprout and grow, he knows not how.”...
February 24, 2016
On the third day Joseph said to them, ‘Do this and you will live, for I fear God: if you are honest men, let one of your brothers stay...
February 23, 2016
I confess that giving up butter for forty days has never really seemed like an adequate way to humble myself before God and show him my attitude of...

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