Why Confirmation?

Why Confirmation?

Confirmations are coming up on Sunday, May 27 when our Bishop comes to visit. As a priest, I often get asked, “What is confirmation? And why should I be confirmed?” Both of these are great questions. If you are coming from another Christian tradition or are new to the...
Fast Forty, Feast Fifty

Fast Forty, Feast Fifty

Alleluia! Christ is risen! The Lord is risen indeed! Alleluia! This is the traditional greeting of Christians all over the world for the season of Easter. Our season of preparation has come to a close, and a season of rejoicing is upon us. The alleluias have been...
Week 6: Fast Food

Week 6: Fast Food

Scripture is clear that God delights to give us food. God carefully planted a garden for the first humans to feast on and enjoy (Genesis 2:8). Heaven is a place of feasting, where there is more than enough food (Isaiah 25:6). At the same time, Scripture is clear that...
Week 5: Fast Yelling

Week 5: Fast Yelling

Do you yell or do you stew? Do you let it out or hold it in? Whether we yell out loud or swallow it, all of us experience the same emotions of anger and frustration. One of my favorite priests growing up was the sweetest kindest man. I could never imagine him getting...