Category Archives: Discipleship

An Easter Walk

Anabelle and I love to walk and we often go on hikes. I love to feel the earth beneath my feet and relish her freshness sweet. I love being surrounded by nature’s trees rather than the city’s streets. I’d sooner … Continue reading

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Easter: A Celebration of Faith

Life is such a wonderful experience that many people are afraid to even think about it or that they will some day die. Yet, the reality is that life does not end with death. In fact, I have recently come … Continue reading

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An Easter Story

We just came from the Easter vigil here in our Parish of Saint Lawrence the Martyr. This celebration never fails to inspire and move me. It is the longest rite of the Church but also the most well-attended. It is … Continue reading

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Holy Saturday

Now, he lies in the tomb, dead as a doornail after being nailed on the cross. The apostles have all scurried and been scattered: lost, confused and very fearful for their own lives. This is not how it is supposed … Continue reading

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Good Friday

Good Friday is the saddest day in Christendom. It marks the death of Jesus. He did not simply die. He was put to death, executed. He was not simply executed. He was tortured for many hours and in many different … Continue reading

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Holy Thursday

There is nothing like a shared meal that binds family and friends together. Memories and stories shared around the table are the glue that cement relationships. Often, when we share a meal, we love to recall all our past meals … Continue reading

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Wednesday of Holy Week

This scene is my favorite from the movie version of the musical “Jesus Christ Superstar”. It is not in the original stage version. It is also the least “biblical” part of this rock opera, but, I think, the most human. … Continue reading

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