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The Vegetable Garden and Lent

You are not an angel.  You are also not a demon.  Along with such groundbreaking facts, I’d note that you are also not a beast or a tree.  Let me explain… You have a body, which is why you are not an angel or demon – both of which are pure spirit.  You also have a rational soul, which is why you are not a beast or a tree.  As a human ...

03 02 2017

Resist the Temptation to “Come Down from the Cross”

In the time of Easter there is a temptation to leave all the fruits of Lent behind, growing lax and celebrating too heartily. It is important, therefore, to ask: what is the continuity between Lent and Easter? One essential link that I would like to explore is that the Resurrection, the triumph and transformation of our lives, is only possible afte...

04 06 2016

Suffering as a Path of Love

Lent begins early this year. We traditionally continue to celebrate Christmas by singing hymns in honor of the Nativity until the Feast of the Presentation (Purification of Mary) on February 2nd. Ash Wednesday follows a week and a day later. It makes me reflect on this short period of Ordinary Time in between our Lord’s Baptism and Lent. Is it li...

02 04 2016

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