Pastoral Reflections

August 2018

Aug 26

August 26, 2018

Dear Friends, The tragedy of clergy sexual abuse is back in the news again. Over the past few weeks we learned of credible accusations against Archbishop Theodore McCarrick, who, for several decades was a prominent leader in the American Church. On Tuesday, August 14th, a grand jury in Pennsylvania issued a report detailing clergy sexual...
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Aug 5

August 5, 2018

In our Gospel reading last week, we reflected on the miracle of the Multiplication of the Loaves. Today, and for the next three Sundays, we will hear Jesus unpack the meaning of this miracle. We will hear Jesus say that he is the bread of life, and that whoever comes to him will never hunger; whoever believes in him will never thirst. We will...
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