Monthly Archives: April 2017

St. Mark and Wild Beasts

Probably because my name is Daniel, I have always loved lions: those in the Bible, those in the wild and that not-so-safe but good one in the land of Narnia. One reason why I love today’s saint so much is … Continue reading

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Method in the Madness of Forgiveness

Happy Easter! I trust you all had a powerful Holy Week and a glorious Easter Sunday. I am happy to be here with you on this Second Sunday of Easter, which is often called “Low Sunday” in contrast to the … Continue reading

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Touching the Body of the Risen Christ

  St Peter was guarding the Pearly Gates where he would welcome and then interview new souls who were coming into heaven.  He saw Jesus walking by and caught his attention and said, “Hey Jesus! Would you mind guarding the … Continue reading

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Touching the Feet of Christ

Eight years ago, during Holy Week, I had the privilege of visiting the largest church in Christendom: St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican in Rome. I remember it as a multi-sensory experience, as I heard the echo of visitor’s footsteps … Continue reading

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Exegesis of John 8:44 for Grace Cathedral

Readings for Thursday in the Fifth Week of Lent Genesis 17:1-8 Psalm 105:4-11 John 8:51-59 This homily was preached by Daniel London at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco on April 6, 2017 The Gospel readings for this Fifth Week of Lent have … Continue reading

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Aromatizing our Prayers

This Lent, I have been trying to experience the Fourth Gospel through the five senses and experience God through the five senses. I have been trying to listen to the Spirit of God in my breath and in the wind. … Continue reading

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