Greetings again… and Coming this Week…

and           Well, I’m mostly over a nasty cold & flu that did me in for a couple weeks. And I wait in joyful hope that spring will actually take root in Milwaukee this week. In the meantime, I wish to catch you up on some preaching I’ve done. And some study. […]

2nd Sunday Easter – What does Divine Mercy Look Like? [3]

What I found interesting and exciting this year is how the story of [doubting] Thomas parallels the passage we looked at yesterday. Never saw that. There are a few differences, but this one explicates the first one, goes deeper into it. Thomas did not doubt. OK? He simply stated the fact: “Unless I see the […]

2nd Sunday Easter – What does Divine Mercy Look Like? [2]

The gospel from Sunday (John 20:19-31) reveals divine mercy at work within the locked asylum where the disciples felt safe in their fear. Jesus stood among them. “Peace…” Then he showed them his hands and his side. Why did they rejoice? 19 When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and […]

2nd Sunday of Easter – What does Divine Mercy Look Like?

The passage selected for this 2nd Sunday from the Acts of the Apostles depicts Divine Mercy as the healing of greed. This is one of the key themes in the writings of St. Luke: The community of believers was of one heart and mind, and no one claimed that any of his possessions was his […]

Easter Sunday – Your Audio Tour of the Garden…

Eastertide involves entering the sacred space of the garden. John has Jesus entering the garden at the beginning of chapter 18. It’s the garden of God’s glorification as shining on the face of Jesus. Betrayal, arrest, crucifixion, death, burial, and resurrection all happen here.  Again, this is not, as I earlier believed, the garden of […]

Easter Sunday – It’s all happening in the Garden…

[Jesus enters the garden with his disciples…] Which garden? On Easter Sunday I proposed that there was basically only one garden… Eden. And I was wrong. Egad! The greek word that the NRSV translates as “garden” is paradeisos, “paradise.” Who knew! Why is this important? John’s Passion narrative, read on Good Friday, situates the entire story of […]

Easter Sunday – Three Types of Seeing at the Empty Tomb of Jesus…

Happy Easter to you all! May the Risen Christ shine the Light of his glory upon you! Today, I recommend, for your edification and deeper understanding, this video homily by noted biblical scholar Sandra Schneiders, IHM. I find her insights invigorating and substantial… just as when I was her student (a few years back!) at […]

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