The New Commandment of the New Covenant

Whenever God makes covenants with his people, he provides clear instructions for fulfilling our part of the agreement. We call these instructions commandments or sometimes “mandates.” God gave specific commandments to Noah and Abraham when he made his covenant with them. He commanded Moses and the children of Israel to follow the teachings of the […]

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March for Our Lives

March 24, 2018 ~ March for Our Lives Rally ~ Arcata, CA ~ Opening Ritual   We are local spiritual leaders, representing some of the world’s great religious traditions. Today we are not here to teach or preach, but to listen and learn.  To all the students gathered here today, and the million students marching […]

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Laetare Sunday Sermon

We are now halfway through the season of Lent. For 20 days we have been observing this liturgical season of penance and preparation for Holy Week and Easter. We began this journey on Ash Wednesday, which was also Valentine’s Day and tragically the day of a mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland […]

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A (Birthday) Reflection for the Feast of William W. Mayo and Charles F. Menninger

Readings for the Feast Day of William W. Mayo and Charles Menninger Sirach (Ecclesiasticus) 38:1-8 Psalm 91 Acts 5:12-16 Luke 8:40-56 This reflection was shared at the monthly gathering in Eureka CA of Associates and Oblates of the Community of the Transfiguration on March 6, 2018. Last night, I did some brief research on Dr. […]

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