Excellent article! 26 charts that show how systemic racism is in the US (businessinsider.com)Read more "Why is it called Systemic Racism?"
The world is a better place now that this voice has been silenced. For too many years this voice has sown dissension, mistrust, disharmony, violence, and hatred. The voice as well as the voices of FOX News has done so much to divide our nation and spread discord and strife. In many ways this voice […]Read more "Rush Limbaugh"
Ash Wednesday Anointing Now let us reverently anoint our self or one another with these ashes. As participates anoint one another with the ashes, invite them to do so with these or similar words: I AM (YOU ARE) OF STARDUST AND MYSTERY. After the anointing ritual, invited the participant(s) to pray: With both pride and […]Read more "Ash Wednesday Ritual"
Where were you when the Berlin Wall fell or rather was knocked down? Mr. Gorbachev did not “tear down” the wall as President Reagan challenged him. No, it was ordinary citizens who began to knock it down. Brick by brick, section by section it came down. Constructed in 1961, the Berlin Wall began to be […]Read more "Homily: Knock Down the Walls of Separtion"
In today’s Gospel we see Jesus curing Peter’s mother-in-law. Once she is cured, “she goes about her work.” The verb used by the writer of this Gospel is diakoneo. According to Mary McGlone, this word means to wait on, minister to, or serve. The author uses this word sparingly in the Gospel. Jesus refers to […]Read more "Today’s Homily: Service and Hesed"
Eucharistic Prayer Black History Month Presider: We gather today mindful of the quest for freedom that cries out in the heart and soul of every woman and man. A quest that is fierce with resolve and will not end until freedom is won for all. Voice: From the time of Moses, people enslaved others for […]Read more "Eucharistic Prayer for Black History Month"
“ASALH – The Founders of Black History Month | Origins of Black History Month” https://asalh.org/about-us/origins-of-black-history-month/Read more "Black History Month"
According to the late Roger Karban, “The first miracle Jesus works in each gospel is very significant. The evangelist deliberately chooses it not only to set the tone for his whole gospel, but to especially tell us what we, as other Christs, should be doing to imitate the person whose ministry we’re carrying on. That’s […]Read more "Homily: Eradicating Evil and Restoring Justice and Wholeness"