St. Sylvester and the eve of change

St. Sylvester stands as an example to the Church in 2016 and 2017. We still have issues about our public presentation and relationship to various governments. We still struggle with reconciliation, especially among different races. And we still divide ourselves over fundamental theological disagreements. Perhaps our New Year's resolution, as a church, ought not to be to solve these problems too quickly.

The river at Eastertide

There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, the holy habitation of the Most High.

A forensic experience

During the week Lent began, I was summoned to the county courthouse as a candidate for a jury, but I wondered what it would be like to be in the defendant’s chair.