There is a misconception that Doubt and Faith, Science and Religion are natural enemies. However, these all share a common enemy. ..
This is a different Easter, but authentic. Perhaps, we can connect with the disciples and the story more closely.
The Easter Prayer Vigil retells the History of Salvation, concluding with the Resurrection account of John.
Earlier this week on Facebook, I saw a cartoon that was perfect for this morning. It depicted three disciples standing together. The middle disciple says "Am I ever going to live it down?". Another disciple says, "Thomas, are you still on it?". Thomas replies: "I don't get it. We do not call Peter 'Denying Peter'… Continue reading Curiosities, Questions, Doubts?
"Doubting Thomas" is perhaps one of my favorite Sundays, which is always the Sunday after Resurrection/Easter morning. Thomas is forever remembered for a single moment of doubt. At times I wonder if we too are not remembered more for our moments of doubt than we are for our moments of faith. But doubt is an… Continue reading Believe It or Not…
YouTube Its Pentecost!! Yahoo!! I was talking earlier today about how we focus on Pentecost as this festival day, where we get to wear red and we get all excited about it. We get all excited about the Holy Spirit. Yet, it seems so odd to me that we do this; Pentecost seems like an odd… Continue reading Wild One: the Holy Spirit and Its Gifts
The celebration of Easter in the Church is 50 days beginning with the Resurrection and concluding with the Holy Spirit poured out onto the people at Pentecost. This Easter season recounts the post-Resurrection accounts of Jesus the Christ, our Risen Lord. The morning of the Resurrection emphasizes Mary Magdalene and additional women arriving… Continue reading Doubt: Necessary for a Dynamic Faith