19th Sunday in Ordinary Time Homily

I was delighted to offer the weekly homily for U.S. Catholic for this Sunday. Enjoy the video and full text below.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGBgtrpnIPg&t=1s&utm_source=molleendupreedominguez.home.blog&utm_campaign=ed80fb06a0-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2023_08_10_11_05&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_-ed80fb06a0-%5BLIST_EMAIL_ID%5D Most of us are quite familiar with the story of the “still small voice” - but to know the context of this vignette makes the story all the richer.   Elijah believes he is …

Mass of the Holy Spirit Homily

And in the time of Jesus, the Jewish people would call these scholars: “Lamps of the universe” or  “lights of the world.” These scholars brought light - a symbol for understanding, for truth - to the people. 

Eastering Resources

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com If “easter” can be a verb, then let’s allow it. Poet Gerard Manley Hopkins famously penned, “Let Christ easter in us, be a day spring to the dimness within us.” I find myself drawn to the subject in this subject-verb agreement. It is not *I* who easters. It is Jesus who easters. …

The muscle I most need to exercise right now

And so I need to exercise my Margin Muscle. I need to get stronger at limiting my in-person commitments outright. I need to muscularly resist the temptation to stack my calendar and regularly look at the whole picture with these questions:

Lent Resources

Lent approaches. Well, the *calendar* says it's Lent, but many of us feel like Lent has descended upon us and remained for 2 years... Below you'll find some Lent resources if you want to dig in and honor the season in 2022. All of these opportunities meet synchronously online. I invite you to find one …

2021 Advent Retreat

I am so pleased to bring you this retreat offering this Advent. I'm working with some friends from the Discerning Deacons project to offer you a time to gather for outstanding preaching, gorgeous music, and a chance to connect with like-minded folks working with justice and peace in the Church and in the world.

Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice Keynote Address

I am delighted to contribute this keynote address for the high school track, online edition of this year's Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice. Enjoy this piece that outlines the 2021 theme: Imagining a Path Forward: Reflection, Reckoning, and Kinship. Watch the video here. transcript: Do you remember March 13, 2020?  I do. I woke up …