I’m a priest serving in the Diocese of Niagara, with both a pastoral and an academic interest in the relationship between liturgy and theology.
Recent blog posts
August 29th, 2013
We wrestle with two kinds of welcome in the fall: welcoming the regulars back into the busy-ness of fall, and asking ourselves how to be hospitable to newcomers. How can we think about welcome to share the good news that God welcomes each and every one of us with open arms?
July 18th, 2013
How does the community you serve deal with “thermal lagging”–the difference between what’s sensible to wear, and the vestments that are what we use as we gather for worship?
May 28th, 2013
How do you experience the season after Pentecost? Does it help nourish your spiritual journey, or do you find yourself longing for Advent? Where’s the value in Ordinary Time?
April 30th, 2013
A good grace is one that makes those gathered at the table rejoice in the goodness of what will be shared: in its essential goodness, in all the care that has gone into preparing for the meal, and in the possibility to meet God in one another around the table. It’s always about recognizing God’s grace lavished upon us.
February 9th, 2013
I like watching the flames dance as the palms writhe and curl and blacken before their edges turn white and they cease to burn. I like this moment of preparation that, as much as Ash Wednesday, helps me prepare to keep a holy Lent.