Serving Others, Serving Jesus

Serving Others, Serving Jesus

The King will reply, “I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did it for me.” . . . He will reply, “I tell you the truth, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do it for me.” (Matt 25:40,...
Wholeness and Archbishop Michael

Wholeness and Archbishop Michael

When I was really getting my teeth into the importance of the incarnation, I happened upon this interview of Archbishop Michael Ramsey (b. 1904). (You might remember that, when Bishop Bill was here for the Triduum, he taught on Archbishop Michael.) Anyway, I saved it,...
“He, Therefore We”

“He, Therefore We”

Alleluia, Christ is Risen! The Lord is Risen Indeed, Alleluia! …but that isn’t the end of the story.Each Sunday we confess, “…he ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right hand of the Father.” This is the reality we celebrate at the Feast of...
“Crucify Him!”

“Crucify Him!”

Every year during Holy Week, we do this thing. We enact the Jesus Story. The Gospel is read more or less as normal, but we treat it a little like a script. The Celebrant reads Jesus’s part. There are members of the choir for disciples or soldiers. But one of the most...
How Are You? / How Are You?

How Are You? / How Are You?

Joseph, my son, he’s almost two, and at this season of life he and I are doing this thing. I’ll say, “Hi!” He’ll say, “Hi!” I’ll say, “How are you?” And he’ll say, “How are you?” And it makes me smile. It makes everyone smile! How could it not? I’m a little biased,...