Pilgrimage, Scripture Reflection

A Pilgrim’s Journal: Sea of Galilee & Mount of Beatitudes

  "But the boat was already a long distance from the land, battered by the waves; for the wind was contrary..”  Just the night before I spent hours wide awake with no respite from the events of the day. In my thoughts I pleaded for sleep as I knew that, body and soul, I needed rest. Feeling a… Continue reading A Pilgrim’s Journal: Sea of Galilee & Mount of Beatitudes

Catechesis, Mercy, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: A Catechesis of Mercy Part 1

The Beginnings of Mercy Mercy begins not when we are old enough to study social justice teaching, but indeed began before we are born. It began with God, fulfilled in Christ and is to be continued with each one of us. Thus, it is not an add-on to our Christian discipleship but inherently intertwined in… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: A Catechesis of Mercy Part 1

Pilgrimage, Scripture Reflection

A Pilgrims Journal: The Church of the Transfiguration

A little more than a week ago I returned from a graced pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Each site now holds for me spiritual remembrance where, if I close my eyes, my soul is instantly transported. With words waxed poetically and where there were no words at all, God spoke.  Where the scriptures came alive,… Continue reading A Pilgrims Journal: The Church of the Transfiguration