Monthly Archives: June 2018

The wilds of our hearts

Text: Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 (Jesus goes to the wilderness) Jesus was an introvert — or at least that’s the sense I get from passages like the one we just heard. In it Jesus retreats to a deserted place away from … Continue reading

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Honouring our fathers and mothers

Texts: 2 Corinthians 6:1-3 (“the day of salvation), Mark 4:35-41 (Jesus calms a storm) “Honour your father and your mother.” This is the fifth of the Ten Commandments; and today I use it for the title of a Father’s Day … Continue reading

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First (and last?) communion

Text: John 6 (selections — The Bread of Life) For some people, their first communion is also their last. This was the case for many of Jesus’ followers in today’s reading from John. After a miraculous meal that Jesus had … Continue reading

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