God can and does make new life out of the worst of human circumstances.. Life continues to triumph. Love continues to win. Light continues to shine, even in the darkest corners. Happy Easter!
In the short term, Rome was able to silence the revolutionary Jesus of Nazareth. They shut him down. Terrorized his followers, and cast them into the darkness. But then Mary Magdalene took some brave steps into that darkness. She had an encounter. She told the other disciples. Together they made sure that the Good News was told throughout the world.
http://soundcloud.com/holy-communion-ucity/thomas-romero-and-the-importance-of-doubt-1?in=holy-communion-ucity/sets/sermons Today’s Gospel tells the story of Thomas Didymus, Thomas the Twin, but we call him by another name…”Doubting Thomas.” Thomas didn’t find belief in the resurrection easy. What does it mean to believe in the resurrection? Belief is the crux of this story. “Blessed are those who have not seen, and yet believe, says... Continue Reading →