June 4, 2021
What does this mystery actually mean for us in our daily lives? What does this overabundance of love at the core of the Trinity have to do with us?
May 18, 2021
There is nothing we can do to make God love us more or love us less. Over time, we can only receive.
May 12, 2021
To be Grafted into Christ... To Abide in Christ... His life becoming our life and ours his. Separate but one.
April 28, 2021
In this Sunday Homily Deacon John looks at vulnerability, God's enjoyment, and the highest expression of Love.
Let's first consider how often we attach a "But" to love... "I love you BUT"... "He/She loves me BUT". From this consideration we can begin to see the gulf between conditional love and unconditional love.
April 13, 2021
How do we encounter the risen Jesus today? The story on the road to Emmaus unlocks three ways.
April 7, 2021
"Checking out" or "Stepping back" How strong and often is the desire to do this with following God? Especially when you do not feel God's presence?
April 2, 2021
Jesus loved Judas, in doing so he allowed his heart to suffer because he allowed himself to love. The suffering of the human heart is the deepest of all sufferings.
March 29, 2021
A reading to the early Christians who faced deadly persecution. This community, with God in them, found themselves doing infinitely more than they or we could imagine.
March 22, 2021
Deacon John gives us a practical guide to gaining spiritual sight.
March 15, 2021
Jesus is not always nice. Some portraits of Jesus have him with fair skin, shampooed hair and an emotionless expression. But in the gospels at times he is insulting, particularly against religious leaders.