Saint Andrew was a pioneer in many ways. His festival is often the first major Christian feast celebrated after the beginning of the Christian year to commemorate his status of being the “first called.”
Enmegahbowh: charting the course toward understanding, compassion, and just relationships
Born a member of the Ojibwe people in Canada, Enmegahbowh’s name means “he who prays for his people while standing.” While his name most certainly […]
To the Glory of God and in memory of Saint Mark…
“The beginning of the Good News of Jesus Christ, the Son of God,” begins not with Jesus Christ, but with John the Baptist, and this […]
St Joseph was faithful – even when exhausted.
This scene feels like my life in the times when I have more things to do than there is time to do them.
St. Matthias stayed the course and waited on God. So can I.
Following Jesus takes a heap of patience.
On the Feast of the Confession of Saint Peter, I notice his faith and his doubt.
Jesus builds his church on the confession of a man with a sketchy record when it comes to firm faith.
I remember the Feast of the Holy Innocents – and that hope is hard to kill.
“The Triumph of the Innocents” reframes the story. Ultimately, Herod lost.
St. Andrew may have traveled far. But for many of us, the call is much closer.
The frontier to which God is calling you might be as close as a relative or friend.
The Feast of St. Luke gives early notice of the Feast of the Nativity.
Unlike the other gospelwriters, Luke includes the events surrounding and supporting the birth of Christ.
St. Matthew teaches fearlessness–and the urgency of Christ’s call.
“Follow me” doesn’t even feel like a question. There’s a sense of urgency to the call of Jesus.