• A Call to Compassion and Action

    Reflecting on Hosea 11:1-9, Psalm 80:1-7, and Matthew 10:7-15 Today’s Bible readings reveal God’s deep love and compassion for us, even when we stray. As we reflect on Hosea 11:1-9, Psalm 80:1-7, and Matthew 10:7-15, we are invited to experience God’s mercy and respond by showing love and kindness to others. We also remember Saint Benedict of Monte Cassino, whose life of service inspires us to live our faith in practical ways. God’s Love in Hosea 11:1-9 In Hosea 11:1-9, God speaks tenderly about His love for Israel, comparing Israel to a beloved child. Despite Israel’s disobedience, God’s compassion remains…

  • Doubting Thomas

    The story of “Doubting Thomas,” as he’s often called, comes up every year on St. Thomas Day. It’s a story in the Bible (John 20:24-29) that speaks to all of us, even if we’re not familiar with the characters. Thomas,…

  • Book Review Meditations at Midnight by Gary Jansen

    Meditations at Midnight by Gary Jansen is a captivating exploration of spirituality and self-discovery, delving into the profound moments that emerge in the stillness of night. Jansen weaves together personal anecdotes, mystical insights, and timeless wisdom to create a book…

  • Holy Week Monday

    The echo of cheers still hangs in the air, a fading memory from yesterday’s celebration. Palm fronds, once vibrant symbols of hope, now lie scattered on the dusty ground, their green already tinged with brown. We walk beside Jesus, a…

  • Embracing the Journey.

    The weight of knowledge, the burden of responsibility, the ever-present hum of doubt. These are just some of the feelings that may accompany your journey as a theological student, or even in other institutions where deep reflection and purpose-driven pursuits…

  • A Reflection on Wetlands: From Genesis to Today.

    As we celebrate World Wetlands Day, it’s fitting to turn our gaze to scripture, for the Bible paints a vivid picture of these life-giving landscapes. In the very first book, Genesis, we encounter the Spirit of God hovering over the…

  • 1st Sunday of Advent Reflection

    As we gather together in this season of Advent, we dive into the words of Jesus from the Gospel of Mark, chapter 13, verses 24-37. 24 “At that time, after the anguish of those days, the sun will be darkened, the…