Monday Prayer

The wind slams against the side of my little house, rattling the glass, tapping her impatient bony fingers, searching out a way in. She howls in frustration, whistles and sighs round the eaves. She reminds me of you, God. Persistent. Poking at my heart, smoothing back my hair to whisper in my ear. Sending tender… Read More

Monday Prayer

“Lo, the apostolic train join, thy sacred name to hallow, prophets swell the glad the refrain, and the white robed martyrs follow; and from dawn till set of sun, through the Church, the song goes on.” Gild our hearts, paint our souls, beribbon our prayers as they make their way to you. Give our songs… Read More

Monday Prayer

Holy Mary, Mother of God, intercede for us. We begin a new week; one possibly fraught with anxiety and violence. Calm our rattled nerves, give us the courage to break our weapons over our knees and vow peace instead. We begin a new week; help us to choose wisely in words and action, help us… Read More

Monday Prayer –

Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Yes Lord, rest from the violence. Rest from the spin, from the 24 hour nonstop barage of news and bad news and images and videos. Rest from the one more thing, the constant trauma that we almost can… Read More

Monday Prayer

Help us Holy One: To feel at the edges with the tips of our fingers To pull the loose thread, the one that will unravel all of the injustice we’re tangled up in To listen harder and with more intention to all of the holy things you have to say To speak louder and braver… Read More

The Pastoral is Political: Misattribution & Apathy

As Covid 19 became a reality across the world, as cases spread and lockdowns tightened an interesting subgroup of Americans surfaced. These anti-maskers decided that being told to wear a mask violated their civil liberties. They called loudly for their personal freedoms even when faced with the high cost of the health of those around… Read More