Rector’s Corner

Jun
26

Pentecost: A Celebration of the Readily Available Gifts of the Spirit which is ours for the Asking

Posted by admin | Comments Off
In John’s gospel (7:38-39) Jesus speaks of the Spirit which those who believe were to receive, and then goes on to say that the Spirit had not yet come. This assertion, “that the Spirit had yet to come” seems to contradict the more that ... Continue

Mar
30

The Journey of Grief: A Good Friday-Easter Sunday Reflection

Posted by admin | Comments Off
Jesus announces that his “hour” had come. (John 20:23) His hour a point in His ministry. His ministry on earth is at an end and now He begins his return home to the Father after completing his mission ... Continue

Dec
31

God is Inescapable: Reflections of Psalm 139

Posted by admin | Comments Off
One of the challenges of the spiritual life is to find God in everyday human happenings. Too often we are tempted to believe only in ourselves for much of the time. Too many of us keep God on the margins of life, reserved ... Continue

Sep
30

The Parable of the Eccentric Employer: A Meditation

Posted by admin | Comments Off
Matthew 20: 1-16 The parable is a story about equal pay for unequal work. Jesus, of course, is not talking about a “Just Wage” but about the generosity and goodness of God. “The rewards of the Kingdom of God,” he is saying, “are ... Continue

Aug
5

Building Faith on Rock vs Building Faith on Sand

Posted by admin | Comments Off
Reflection on Matthew 7:21-27 People who build their house on sand claim to know who Jesus is. They cry out to him, ‘Lord, Lord’ and perform works, and even miracles in His name. However, the truth is that they are people who do not know Him ... Continue