Pastoral Perspectives

The real end times

For centuries, people have been trying to predict the end of the world. An earthquake here, a war there, a…

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Asking the right questions

You go to your car in the morning and it will not start. Which question is better in the moment:…

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COMMITMENT SUNDAY – GROWING IN A NEW WAY OF LIFE

It is a terrible feeling to be lost in a crowd. In the Gospel, a man named Zacchaeus was lost…

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STEWARDSHIP RENEWAL – SHARING OUR MANY BLESSINGS

People active in the Church may at times feel a little superior to others who are not so involved. That…

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STEWARDSHIP RENEWAL – REACHING OUT IN SERVICE TO OTHERS

When life gets tough, situations look bleak and there do not seem to be any immediate solutions, it can be…

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STEWARDSHIP RENEWAL – JOYFULLY REACHING OUT IN LOVE

Sometimes we long for God to do something dramatic. Like curing an illness or giving us an instant solution to…

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Having enough faith

“Increase our faith, Lord (Luke 17:5-10).” At first glance, it seems like a reasonable request. Until we understand that faith…

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Noticing

There are many things in life that are obvious and go unnoticed. Like the man who shaves his beard and…

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Getting smart

The truth about what we value in our lives can be seen by looking at where we put our time,…

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Sounds of reconciliation and healing

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, was the 18th anniversary of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. Remembering this horrific…

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