church, Scripture, spiritual

To See or Not to See: A Homily on the Visitation of Mary

Offered yesterday (May 31, 2019) at the noon Eucharist at Church of the Holy Family, Chapel Hill, NC... Today we celebrate the feast of the visitation of Mary to her sister Elizabeth. So, today I wonder: What does visitation mean? In the hospitals where I have been training as a chaplain, we have visiting hours.… Continue reading To See or Not to See: A Homily on the Visitation of Mary

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Hey. Thanks For Caring.

I've heard it said that generally what homeless people essentially long for is for someone to┬ácare about them. To look them in the eye, learn their name, and ask about their day -- that kind of thing. And I've agreed with that in theory. But today I agree with that in practice.┬áBecause today I met… Continue reading Hey. Thanks For Caring.