December 22, 2022
You can leave the church, but it is first a community of prayer

Why I would most like to leave the church....

Why I would love to leave the church... I am angry and sad and at a loss. So much so that I would like to leave the church [...].
November 1, 2022
We need saints

We need saints

"We need saints in jeans and sneakers. We need saints who go to the movies, listen to music and stroll with their friends." Our countdown has counted down to [...]
August 16, 2019

Magnificat II: Liberated?

Yesterday I wrote here about the Magnificat, the "Decalogue of Mary". It made it clear to me anew how much Christianity is a religion of [...].
August 15, 2019


This morning I heard a sermon that gave me a surprisingly new perspective on our religion. After 20 years as a professional Catholic, something like that is rare [...]
April 21, 2019

Everything new!

The Lord is risen! He was dead, but God's love was stronger than the hatred and violence of men. He appeared to the women who [...]
April 15, 2019

Day 35: Irrational

Then Mary took a pound of genuine, precious nard oil, anointed Jesus' feet and dried them with her hair. Joh 12, 3 Women! Always these exuberant sentimentalities. [...]
April 13, 2019

Day 34: one for all

Caiaphas said to the high council, "It is better for you if one man dies for the people than if the whole nation perishes." cf. [...].
March 23, 2019

Day 16: Two brothers

The other day when we were preparing the First Communion children for confession, we read the parable of the merciful father. Earlier we read "The Parable of the Prodigal Son" [...]
March 17, 2019

2nd Sunday of Lent: Rays

"That was nice!" The little boy beams at me. One by one they come marching through the church, most of them proud and happy, some of them [...]