The Hallmark of Our Ministry

October 10th, 2018 By punkpriest

The Hallmark of Our Ministry “Be mindful of the poor. .”Galations2:1-2, 7-14 . It is easy to get caught up in politics, the trading of influence, the one-upmanship  of life, whether at work, in our community activities or in church. It is so easy for the poor to get lost, collateral damage of our  domestic, […]

Walking Our Path

October 8th, 2018 By punkpriest

Walking Our Path “We make our path by walking it.” Latin American Church quote. “All the Law has been fulfilled in a single statement: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” But if you bite and devour each other, be careful that you don’t get eaten up by each other.” Galatians 4:17-18 Over the weekend I was […]


October 6th, 2018 By punkpriest

Wandering “When Jesus saw this he became indignant and said to them, “Let the children come to me; do not prevent them, for the kingdom of God belongs to them, for the kingdom of God belongs to SUCH as these. Amen. I say to you, whoever does not accept the kingdom of God like a […]

Breaking Bread Together

October 3rd, 2018 By punkpriest

The Breaking of Bread Luke 9:57-62 Common English Bible (CEB) Following Jesus 57 As Jesus and his disciples traveled along the road, someone said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.” 58 Jesus replied, “Foxes have dens and the birds in the sky have nests, but the Human One[a] has no place to lay his […]

A Chance For A New God Experience

September 30th, 2018 By punkpriest

A Season for Everything- the acronym for CHANGE is…. a Chance to Have A New God Experience (Sr. Rebecca St. Simon) Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 A season for everything 3 There’s a season for everything     and a time for every matter under the heavens: 2     a time for giving birth and a time for dying,     a time for planting […]

Peniel–Newsletter of Temenos Catholic Worker-October, 2018

September 27th, 2018 By punkpriest

Journal of An Alien Street Priest The Reverend Geoff Simpson, who spent a summer with us in 2003 recently wrote a song reflecting on that time, and two other similar summer experiences: “Out. the city, as the busy people hurry past the fragile form pounding the pavement for a little something for that feeling, […]

The Road To Edmond

September 26th, 2018 By punkpriest

The Road to Edmond “The Road to Edmond” is a movie about two guys–both Christian, and both in the cross fires of the institutional Church.  Larry, is a United Methodist minister, whose daughter died, and brought him face to face with his own mortality and with the institution and its “pat words”, and he no […]

Nothing Hidden That Will Not be Exposed

September 24th, 2018 By punkpriest

NOTHING IS HIDDEN THAT WANT BE EXPOSED “No one lights a lamp and then covers it with a bowl or puts it under a bed. Instead they put it on top of  lamp stand so that those who enter can see the light. Nothing is hidden that want be exposed. Nor is anything concealed that […]

Receive and Welcome Christ!

September 22nd, 2018 By punkpriest

Receive And Welcome Christ! “Whoever receives one child such as this in my name, receives me.” (MK 9:37) Sometimes, late at night, sitting around talking, after a little, ‘Pacifica,’ a friend, will with a glint in his eye say, “Let me tell you a secret,” and a secret is shared. I want to tell you […]

Living in the Moment

September 19th, 2018 By punkpriest

Living In the Moment Luke 7:31-35 31 “To what will I compare the people of this generation?” Jesus asked. “What are they like? 32  They are like children sitting in the marketplace calling out to each other, ‘We played the flute for you and you didn’t dance. We sang a funeral song and you didn’t cry.’ […]