Stations of the Cosmic Christ–April 19, 2019

April 8th, 2019 By punkpriest

Eighteenth Annual TENDERLOIN STATIONS OF THE CROSS “Stations of the Cosmic Christ” NOON-2 P.M. GOOD FRIDAY, April 19, 2019 WE BEGIN ON THE POLK STREET SIDE OF CIVIC CENTER IN FRONT OF CITY HALL AT MCALLISTER AND POLK REMEMBERING THAT CHRIST IS CRUCIFIED DAILY IN OUR MIDST IN THE SUFFERING OF THOSE WHO HAVE NO […]

Mercy, Totally Undeserved

April 7th, 2019 By punkpriest

Mercy, Totally Undeserved! John 8:1-11 The story of the woman caught in adultery is a microcosm of humanity, and our attitudes. And at one time or another each of us is in the role of Jesus, the woman, or the scribes and Pharisees. Scribes and Pharisees: When we are confronted by events and things that […]

Between Fear and Passion

April 5th, 2019 By punkpriest

Betweem Fear and Passion John 7:10 English Standard Version (ESV) 10 “But after his brothers had gone up to the feast, then he also went up, not publicly but in private.” What is really going on in this Gospel?  Jesus had been teaching in Galilee, revealing his identity as the One who had come from […]

Feast of God

April 2nd, 2019 By punkpriest

  The Feast of God Luke 15:21-23 English Standard Version (ESV) 21 And the son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you. I am no longer worthy to be called your son.’[a] 22 But the father said to his servants,[b] ‘Bring quickly the best robe, and put it on him, and put […]

Peniel April Newsletter

April 1st, 2019 By punkpriest

Peniel Newsletter of Temenos Catholic Worker P.O. Box 642656 San Francisco, CA 94164 415-305-2124 www.temenos.org Journal of An Alien Street Priest   In the midst of a culture that is self-centered, absorbed by wealth, youth, and is so divided  we remember the early birth years of the Church where the body of Christ followed Jesus […]

Legacy

March 28th, 2019 By punkpriest

LEGACY “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.. .John 17:12″ On a hot humid night last August,  I was playing “Playing Thirty Foot”  Tiger” with some friends in Marin. It was so […]

Hanging Out!

March 25th, 2019 By punkpriest

Hanging Out “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than that someone lay down his life for his friends. . .” I have just purchased a new Bible, and a new translation, The English Standard Version, as I do on every five year […]

Of Fire and Figs

March 23rd, 2019 By punkpriest

Of Fire and Figs Luke 13:1-9 English Standard Version (ESV) Repent or Perish 13 There were some present at that very time who told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. 2 And he answered them, “Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans, because they […]

A Blessing and A Curse

March 22nd, 2019 By punkpriest

A Blessing and a Curse Genesis 37:3-4, 12-13a, 17b-28a St. Teresa of Avila was on a trip late in her life, traveling on a road being flooded, much like many places  in Northern California. As she tried to navigate the waters of an overflowing river, the current was so swift she lost her footing and […]

The Sin of Indifference

March 21st, 2019 By punkpriest

The Sin of Indifference Luke 24-26 “And he called out, “Father Abraham, have mercy on me and send Lazarus to dip the end of his finger in water and cool my tongue, for I am in anguish in this flame. But Abraham said: “Child remember that you in your life time received your good things, […]