Crying out for God’s Presence – Lenten Homily 3.13.2018

Reading 1, Ezekiel 47:1-9, 12 Responsorial Psalm, Psalms 46:2-3, 5-6, 8-9 Gospel, John 5:1-3, 5-16 In the early part of the 1900's, there was an outpouring of the Holy Spirit (HS) in a converted Los Angeles warehouse, off Azusa st.  The leader, an African American, was leading a group of people in prayer, bible study, and worship as … Continue reading Crying out for God’s Presence – Lenten Homily 3.13.2018

The Gospel in My Context: Beloved and Belonging (Lenten Homily, 3.11.2018)

Reading 1, Second Chronicles 36:14-17, 19-23 Responsorial Psalm, Psalms 137:1-2, 3, 4-5, 6 Gospel, John 3:14-21 Reading 2, Ephesians 2:4-10 I remember when I was in junior high school, there was a gangbanger (GB) who was constantly picking on me.  I'm not sure why.  I was a church boy, played in band, and played basketball during my lunch times … Continue reading The Gospel in My Context: Beloved and Belonging (Lenten Homily, 3.11.2018)