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Awakened to Mercy

  This is the first in a series of reflections, drawing on the wisdom of St. Michael’s various adult faith groups and gatherings. This year, online readers are also invited … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · 1 Comment

Plugging In

A few winters ago, an interesting post-Christmas commercial appeared. In this commercial, a dejected man stands looking at his suburban home, adorned with the brightest Christmas lights imaginable, complete with … Continue reading

January 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Fatherly Dreaming with St. Joseph

While awaiting a child, a future father might dream of many things: holding a new newborn in his arms, watching her meander towards her first steps, listening to his first … Continue reading

March 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

From Dirt and Water

Formed and shaped from dirt and water, Forged in love from earth’s debris. God’s own life now flowing through us, God’s own breath our energy. Life and death can never … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Advent Dance

Dance for us, O Advent skies. Erupt with pink and purple hue. With light’s last gift, defy the night, Creator’s love alive in you. Dance in us, O Cosmic Christ, … Continue reading

December 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cross that Leads Us Into Glory

Cross that leads us into glory, Cross that bears a mystery: Love outpoured and life exalted, Tender grace that sets us free. Grace that feeds us with affliction, Bread of … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Prayer for Light in All Seasons

God of all time, In your great love, you have created all things, And in all seasons your works praise you: Flowing water and rushing wind find joy in your … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment