The Long Loneliness

November 18th, 2018 By punkpriest

The Long Loneliness Mark 13:24-32 24 “In those days, after the suffering of that time, the sun will become dark, and the moon won’t give its light. 25 The stars will fall from the sky, and the planets and other heavenly bodies will be shaken. 26 Then they will see the Human One[a] coming in the clouds with […]

Fix Our Eyes Upon Jesus

November 13th, 2018 By punkpriest

Fix Our Eyes Upon Jesus Hebrews 12:1-2 Common English Bible (CEB) Let’s also run the race 12 So then let’s also run the race that is laid out in front of us, since we have such a great cloud of witnesses surrounding us. Let’s throw off any extra baggage, get rid of the sin that trips […]

Giving of Ourselves

November 11th, 2018 By punkpriest

Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 1 Kgs 17:10-16 In those days, Elijah the prophet went to Zarephath. As he arrived at the entrance of the city, a widow was gathering sticks there; he called out to her, “Please bring me a small cupful of water to drink.” She left to get it, and […]


November 6th, 2018 By punkpriest

Success Twice this week I have been asked to share a “success” story. Elisabeth Gilbert describes  success: “You can measure your worth by your dedication to your path, not by your successes or failures.” John Wesley said: “The world is my parish,” and my path is to be a pastor in the midst of a […]

Service of Rememberance

November 4th, 2018 By punkpriest

Remembering the Dead Service With Jews and Mennonnites in Particular those Who Have Died in Pennsyvania and Kentucky 7:30 p.m., Friday, November 9, 2018 290 Dolores St San Francisco, CA 94103 (415) 861-6932   All Faith Communities Welcome!   Rabbi Mychal Copeland, Rabbi

The Battle Is Over!

November 4th, 2018 By punkpriest

The Battle Is Over! “Which commandment is the most important of all? “And Jesus replied, “The most important one is: “Listen! Our God is the one Lord, and you must love the Lord your God with all of your heart and your mind, and your soul and your strength, and the second is you will […]

All Soul’s Day

November 2nd, 2018 By punkpriest

All Soul’s Day–Living in the Thinness of Both Worlds Wis 3:1-9 The souls of the just are in the hand of God, and no torment shall touch them. They seemed, in the view of the foolish, to be dead; and their passing away was thought an affliction and their going forth from us, utter destruction. […]

The Hate We Give Transformed into the Love We Give

October 31st, 2018 By punkpriest

  The Hate We Give–Transformed Into The Love We Give All Souls and All Saints Revelation 7:9-17 Common English Bible (CEB) The great crowd and seventh seal 9 After this I looked, and there was a great crowd that no one could number. They were from every nation, tribe, people, and language. They were standing before […]

Stop and Listen!

October 26th, 2018 By punkpriest

Stop and Listen! Mark 10:46-52 Common English Bible (CEB) Healing of blind Bartimaeus 46 Jesus and his followers came into Jericho. As Jesus was leaving Jericho, together with his disciples and a sizable crowd, a blind beggar named Bartimaeus, Timaeus’ son, was sitting beside the road. 47 When he heard that Jesus of Nazareth was there, he […]


October 22nd, 2018 By punkpriest

Peniel “Where Jacob Wrestled With God and Survived” Newsletter of Temenos Catholic Worker P.O. Box 642656 San Francisco, CA 94164 Fr. River Damien Sims, D.Min., D.S.T., Pastor pay pal is on website or go to pay pal for giving —————————————————-— Journal of An Alien Street Priest: The first Thanksgiving was a time in which […]