Walking Tombs

April 19th, 2019 By punkpriest

Walking Tombs–Good Friday, 2019 On Wednesday I was sitting in a restaurant on Polk Street. Hundreds of people walked, drove, and peddled down the street. Some were listening to music, others running, there were homeless, the rich, the middle class, young and old, disabled in various ways, and people of all colors and religions. Paraphrasing […]

Cooking With the Fallen One’s

April 18th, 2019 By punkpriest

Cooking With the Fallen One’s Exodus 12:1-8, 11-14; Psalm 116:12-13, 15-16 bc, 17-18, I Corinthians 11:23-26; John 13:1-15 “I have given you an example. .Truly I say to you a servant is not greater than his maser, nor a messenger greater than the one who sent him.” John 13:14 ff     Our groups and our societies […]

Best Friends Forever!

April 17th, 2019 By punkpriest

Best Friends Forever! Matthew 26:14-25 We can look around and see plentiful sorrow, and we may be unable to fix it. We may find no words, no actions, are sufficient to dress the wounds of the world. So, take heart; do not shun your tears. Do not be ashamed or afraid or dismissive of weeping, […]

At the Table

April 16th, 2019 By punkpriest

All At Table “What Will I Watch and Pray for This Hour?’ One of You Will Betray Me-John 13:21-33 21 After saying these things, Jesus was troubled in his spirit, and testified, “Truly, truly, I say to you, one of you will betray me.” 22 The disciples looked at one another, uncertain of whom he […]

Patiently Waiting

April 14th, 2019 By punkpriest

  The Path of Waiting Mary Anoints Jesus at Bethany 12 Six days before the Passover, Jesus therefore came to Bethany, where Lazarus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. 2 So they gave a dinner for him there. Martha served, and Lazarus was one of those reclining with him at table. 3 Mary therefore took a […]

The One Who Serves

April 13th, 2019 By punkpriest

The One Who Serves Luke 22:27-29 Today on Palm Sunday we join the crowed shouting at the entry of this great prophet who is going to save us–to give us all we want materially, to give us the perfect government, in fact to meet all of our needs. Then as the week progresses we learn […]

The Thin Places

April 12th, 2019 By punkpriest

The Thin Places In Our Lives John 8:51-“If any one keeps my word he will never see death.”     We live many times in the thin places, between life and death. This year  I have walked in those thin places. I have been disabled, in a lot of pain, and have looked death in the face.  […]

Liberating Truth

April 10th, 2019 By punkpriest

Liberating Truth John 8:31-32: “Jesus said. .If you abide in my word. .you will know the truth and the truth will set you free.”     Jesus is pointing out that the truth sets us free from all that gets in the way of loving and being loved.  While this interior work is not an easy […]

Looking to the Cross

April 9th, 2019 By punkpriest

Looking to the Cross Numbers 21:4-9; John 8:21-30 “And the Lord said: Make a fiery serpent and set it on a pole and everyone who is bitten whe they see it shall live.” Numbers 218     There is so much fear.  Yesterday as I walked to the Post Office, just four blocks, I heard people expressing […]

Donate To Temenos Catholic Worker

April 8th, 2019 By punkpriest

TEMENOS CATHOLIC WORKER “Points for Jesus” A Sacramental Ministry of Presence and Harm Reducion Serving Homeless Youth and Adults in San Francisco Since 1994 We provide pastoral care, food, sock, and referrals All Donations are Tax Deductible You may give by Snail Mail: P.O. Box 642656 San Francisco, CA 94164 or through pay pal which […]