Holy Joy, Sacred Learning, My Friend Bill

It was a rainy blustery day when my dad took me to see his old friend Bill. I was in college and my dad had tracked down his former priest and youth group leader at a nursing home in Cranston RI.  Dad wanted me to meet Bill.  We rushed through...

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Retreat for Life!

The sound of tidal waters lapping the shore, the call of the gull, and the wonderful smell of salt air. These things bring me a peace which passes all understanding! I spent Tuesday and Wednesday on retreat at the Convent of St. Birgitta walking by the water, praying, and breathing in the...

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Holy Imagination

“What is truth?” Pilate asked Jesus. What is truth indeed! Truth (because it is a moving target through time and perspective and translation) is an interesting concept in our quest to follow a God who has been around since the beginning of time, who came to earth to be with...

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New Life

 Alleluia! Christ is risen. The Lord is risen indeed. Alleluia! We welcome happy mornings and sing with joy again this good news of resurrection, of new life. Our Easter celebration last Sunday is the beginning of Eastertide; a season of 50 days in which we are called to feast and...

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An Invitation to a Holy Week

Dear Beloved Community, I have a secret. Each year, when we exchange joyful smiles across the pews and altar at Easter, I see the faces of those who have journeyed through Holy Week, and those smiles have a certain radiance. These are the faces of the brave who have accompanied...

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