Category Archives: Reflections

On Humility and the Power of the Holy Spirit

I’ve actually been meaning to sit down and write this reflection for almost a year now, but have not gotten around to it until today for whatever reason. Last May it dawned on me that I was coming up on … Continue reading

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On Reverence for the Divine Name

Over the past few months, I have noticed a growing sensitivity on my part to the frequency with which people – including otherwise devout Christians – will take the Lord’s Name in vain. I think it started when I caught … Continue reading

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Christ the King, 2009.

So here’s the text of a sermon I preached before I was Catholic, as an Anglican seminarian for the feast of Christ the King in the year 2009. Sunday 11-22-09 Feast of Christ the King Lectionary Readings: Daniel 7: 9-14; … Continue reading

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Reflection On Isaiah 6

Here is the reflection I wrote for Night Prayer last night (Scripture text included first): Isaiah 6: 1-7 (RSV) In the year that King Uzziah died I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and His … Continue reading

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The Garden of Eden, Jerusalem and the Tree of Life

Earlier this week, for whatever reason, something I remember reading or hearing somewhere at some point came to mind and became fodder for reflection on my part. Years ago, I remember coming across a Jewish tradition that Jerusalem was built … Continue reading

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A Small Miracle I Attribute to the Intercessions of Saints John Fisher and Thomas More

As of this day, I was formally admitted to the priestly formation program in the One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church. It was really quite incredible getting the news today, as when I met with Fr. Joe for him to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Sunday May 1, 2011

I find myself in need to reflect over the momentous events of Sunday, in which the world saw the beatification of Blessed John Paul the Great, and the long-awaited capture and execution of Osama Bin Laden. My thoughts go first … Continue reading

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