Now, I understand that it is now considered problematic to use the Hebrew Scriptures as Phillip did in this passage, as proof-texts of the divinity of Jesus, but that is not the problem I’m interested in here.
The reality is more astonishing than the illusion.
Vacation Bible School at Saint Michael and All Angels in Corona del Mar, CA occurs on two Friday nights in mid-July.
Each year as I prepare my sermon for the baccalaureate Eucharist service, I discern which kernels of wisdom I may offer to prepare them for a world of division, plagues, war, political upheaval, and godlessness. I wonder what they will take with them along with their diplomas and Bibles as they graduate and leave chapel.
Our churches can, and must, be spaces where children are seen, heard, known, and loved for exactly who they are.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (May 1, 1881 – April 10, 1955) lived a full and varied life.
Last week, as priests and pastors and children’s ministers and people of all stripes working in churches attempted to make sense of the miraculous healing at the heart of the lectionary, some extremely important questions came up.
Margaret of Cortona is remembered for her spirit of repentance and supplication.
The interplay between Cornelius and Peter in Acts 10-11 contains some of my favorite moments in scripture.
The priest, whose classmates had called him “the dumb ox” because of his huge stature and quiet demeanor, was Thomas Aquinas.