The Promise of Unity, Easter 7 2017

Morsels & Stories: I talked about vacation and Benedictine balance.  I read from Sr Joan Chittister’s commentary on The Rule of Benedict.   Sermon: Jesus promises to be with us always, also he ascends to heaven.     The lessons can be found by clicking here.  I worked most closely with John 17:1-11. Listen:

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Unity in Diversity, June 2016

Morsels & Stories: I walked those gathered through an exercise I learned years ago.  I would ask one question and have people gather in small likeminded groups.  Then I would have those groups discuss their answers to an entirely different question.  Parts of this may be confusing or mostly background noise.   Sermon: I preached […]

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SR The Church, Sacraments, and Unity, Easter 7, 2013

Link: The Church, Sacraments, and Unity, Easter 7, 2013 Summary of what I was saying and why: Jesus’s prayer for the unity of the Church is great. And hard to preach. Because it is so patently not what is. Also, while I can encourage many of the other things Jesus says and Christians can, mostly, […]

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