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Easter Reflections: May 15, 2016 Pentecost, Wind Surfers of the Spirit

Visiting our missionaries serving in Berkeley, I took a walk around the Emeryville Marina. It was a warm but very windy day. The strong winds whipped up white caps on the water as the waves [...]

Easter Reflections: May 14, 2016 St. Matthias, Apostle

Who is like the LORD, our God, who is enthroned on high and looks upon the heavens and the earth below? (Psalm. 113:6) As we celebrate the feast of St. Matthias today we focus on [...]

Easter Reflections: May 13, 2016 Friday of the Seventh Week of Easter

It is not the custom of the Romans to hand over a man without giving him an opportunity to defend himself in front of his accusers. (Acts. 25:16) Today’s reading about Paul’s right to a [...]

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Easter Reflections: May 12, 2016 Thursday of the Seventh Week of Easter, Oneness with God

No other religion, except Christianity, can have a situation where God prays to God. The Blessed Holy Trinity permits the second person of the Trinity- Jesus - to pray to the first part of the [...]

Easter Reflections: May 11, 2016 Wednesday of the Seventh Week of Easter

Holy Father! Keep them safe by the power of your name,… so they may be one just as you and I are one. (John 17:11) In the reading for today we hear Jesus pray, “Holy [...]

Easter Reflections: May 10, 2016 Tuesday of the Seventh Week of Easter

And now I will no longer be in the world, but they are in the world… (John 17:11) As the Easter Season draws to a close, we are reminded of our awesome responsibility to be [...]