Our Hyperbolic God

And if your eye causes you to sin, pluck it out.Better for you to enter into the kingdom of God with one eyethan with two eyes to be thrown into Gehenna,where 'their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched.'"   — Mark 9:46-48 One of the critical chapters in my journey to ordained ministry …

News from Trish

To every thing there is a seasonAnd a time for every purpose under heaven... Quoheleth, author to whom the book Ecclesiastes is attributed, and Pete SegerGreetings everyone as we enter September! Autumn has always been my favorite season, for so many reasons. This year, I'm torn, as the rain has slightly revived the garden, and all the …

Hail Holy Queen

The Assumption of the Virgin by Jean Francois de Troy (1679-1752); Musee des Beaux-Arts, Rouen, France This Sunday, the Roman Catholic Church recognizes the Assumption of Mary into heaven. There are four Roman Catholic dogmas related to Mary: Mother of God, Immaculate Conception, perpetual virginity, and the Assumption. How do Ecumenical Catholics relate to these …