News & Updates (Page 40)

Progressive Lenses Luke 9:28-36  A Celebration of the Transfiguration of our Lord   A friend of mine calls herself a collapsed Catholic. (A collapsed Catholic must be one step farther away from religion than a lapsed Catholic, right?) She called to tell me that the strangest thing happened as she was leaving the grocery store. As she was getting intoRead More →

Boundless Jeremiah 1: 4-10, Luke 4: 21-30   Too many of us barrel through life – or drift on a cloud – of perceived inadequacy. Formed by too much television or football or overbearing parents or senseless imaginations, or a really bad friend, we begin to believe early on that we’re not about to measure up (to what, only youRead More →

From the Square Before the Water Gate Nehemiah 8: 1-10, Ps 19, Lk 4: 14-21   Grace and peace to you all, in the name of our Lord, Jesus Christ. By the power of the Holy Spirit, we are brought together to worship and rejoice in our God, and to learn to love our neighbors as ourselves. We are broughtRead More →

Beyond Fear Matthew 2:1-12   A week before Christmas and our move to DC, my husband’s friend recommended that we Netflix A Man Called Peter. I won’t ask if you know the movie. That would probably be like asking a New Yorker if she knows Bat Man. But for those who’ve just moved here, A Man Called Peter’sthe iconic filmRead More →