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Daily Gospel: Crowd, I get it

Today’s gospel: John 8:31-42 I struggle with the gospel of John. I love the imagery that he uses, I love the signs. I don’t love how I read it and constantly think, “Crowd, I get it. I totally get where … Continue reading

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Jesus, Carry Me. Mary, Hold My Heart.

These past few days have been a whirlwind of emotions. Yesterday mid-afternoon I walked into St. Paul’s Co-Cathedral, already full of anxious anticipation. A woman named Anne introduced herself to me. Bishop Mark, she said, had asked her to come … Continue reading

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O Sapientia

We’re well into the O Antiphons already, but I can’t help to reflect on the first of the Antiphons, my most favourite of all: O Wisdom of our God Most High, guiding creation with power and love: come to teach … Continue reading

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Love & Mercy Go Hand-in-Hand

The more you know, the more difficult it is to choose to love. And yet we are still called to love, as difficult as it is. Sometimes we can’t. Sometimes we honestly can’t. Sometimes we’ve been damaged in ways we … Continue reading

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Quiet

The initial uproar has died down. I am mostly left with myself again. I have made contact with the diocese in which the former-deacon-now-priest resides. I await further contact and discussions. Proactively, I’ve also made an appointment with a therapist … Continue reading

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