Alleluia! He is Risen! Happy Easter!

Matthew 28:1-10 After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the tomb. And behold, there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven, approached, rolled back the stone, and sat upon it. His appearance was like lightning… Continue reading Alleluia! He is Risen! Happy Easter!

Palm Sunday

Matthew 21:1-11 When Jesus and the disciples drew near Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, saying to them, “Go into the village opposite you, and immediately you will find a donkey tethered, and a colt with her. Untie them and bring them here to me. And if anyone… Continue reading Palm Sunday

The Feast of the Annunciation!

Luke 1:26-38 The angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man named Joseph, of the house of David, and the virgin’s name was Mary. And coming to her, he said, “Hail, full of grace! The Lord is with you.” But she was greatly… Continue reading The Feast of the Annunciation!

Ash Wednesday

Even now, says the LORD, return to me with your whole heart, with fasting, and weeping, and mourning; Rend your hearts, not your garments, and return to the LORD, your God. For gracious and merciful is he, slow to anger, rich in kindness, and relenting in punishment. Perhaps he will again relent and leave behind… Continue reading Ash Wednesday

Throw Out the Junk & Darkness!

December 25, 1999 – “…Throw all darkness out of your heart and allow God’s light and God’s love to enter into your heart and to dwell there forever…” I’ve been thinking a lot about this as of late, about throwing out the darkness. In life we accumulate so much junk, so much sludge that clogs… Continue reading Throw Out the Junk & Darkness!