God’s Story Breaks Through

Today is the feast of the Reign of Christ, also known as the feast of Christ the King. This is a relatively new feast for the church. Pope Pius XI instituted the feast in 1925. The feast was created to combat the rising nationalism and secularism in Europe. On the surface Pius’ feast failed. NationalismContinue reading “God’s Story Breaks Through”

Prophetic Words Tell Difficult Truths

God of the Exiles, when we find ourselves in strange times, in strange lands, remember us. Help us to sing your songs. Amen There’s an old spiritual that comes from an old psalm. The words and music set the stage for today’s reading from Jeremiah well. I’m sure you know it: “By the waters ofContinue reading “Prophetic Words Tell Difficult Truths”

Ascension: Where is God?

What if we trusted God had been lifted up, and that the work of God was to continue to lift up the voices of those who suffer, those who have much to teach? Perhaps then we might be able to better answer the question, “where is God?”