Shepherds Peering Through the Darkness

Shepherds peering through the darkness, Senses startled by the singing. Angel song renews their vision, For a savior they go seeking. Tired and weary, spent and hungry, Now sustained by gladsome … Continue reading

December 25, 2016 · 3 Comments

Awakened to Mercy

  This reflection draws from the wisdom of St. Michael’s various adult faith groups and gatherings during the Jubilee Year of Mercy.    Here we are in the Easter season of … 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