Advent 3A: Strength for the Journey

Photo by Biegun Wschodni: Blooming saffrons in the mountains

When wintertime is hard on bodies, we reflect on the strength in Isaiah, which imagines wilderness being transformed from death and dryness to blossoms and abundance.

Advent 1A: Pilgrims Walk in the Light

Pilgrim walking up hill.

The prophet Isaiah imagined people from all nations coming to the holy mountain of the God of Jacob. What does it mean to walk in the light of the Lord today?

For All the Saints


And when the fight is fierce, the warfare long,Steals on the ear the distant triumph song,And hearts are brave again, and arms are strong.Alleluia! Alleluia!William W. How, “For All the Saints.” We know that Christ has triumphed over death, but on this All Saints Sunday when our hearts may be breaking amidst the long warfare […]