A Little Side Trip

Each year the church presents the gospel of the transfiguration on the Second Sunday of Lent.  When it actually took place had nothing to do with the Second Sunday of Lent it was simply one of those days when Jesus called aside Peter, James and John and invited...

Our Journey has Begun.

Just a few days ago we took our first steps on an annual journey that we call Lent.  Today we are at the first major stop in that journey, the very first Sunday among several that will lead u to the great week we call ‘Holy’ and then onto the celebration of the...

And Jesus was led into the desert.

Have you ever wondered when did Lent actually begin?  In the ancient church the notion of penance became a very popular part of Christian life.  Gradually periods of time for prayer and penance took on a more defined identity and in those early centuries a...

Heads Up! Look what’s coming!

That’s right, in just eleven days we will enter into another season of our liturgical year; the season of Lent.   February 17th will be Ash Wednesday and the Christian world will call us to begin this very special journey of prayer and penance, a time to...