The Peace Pulpit (with audio): Jesus came not for a few, not for the chosen people only. He came for all. Listen to Bishop Gumbleton's latest homily.
The Peace Pulpit
The Peace Pulpit (with audio): We have to find the ways that in our personal, daily lives we put on this way of Jesus. Listen to Bishop Gumbleton's latest homily.
The Peace Pupit (with audio): The final Sunday of Advent reminds us of our calling. Listen to Bishop Gumbleton's latest homily.
The Peace Pupit (with audio): Gaudete Sunday reminds us of the joy Jesus can bring, regardless of what's happening in our lives. Listen to Bishop Gumbleton's latest homily.
The Peace Pulpit: We might think first of all of the coming of Jesus at his birth in Bethlehem, but that's not really what this season is about.
You’re aware, I’m sure, that the word Advent means coming and during this season, we’re celebrating a coming of God into our midst in a very powerful and special way. First of all, we’re looking forward to celebrate the coming of Jesus that happened 2,000 years ago when the Son of God became part of human history, became a human just like us in every way except sin.
The Peace Pulpit: We cannot think of Jesus in terms of what we ordinarily think of as king, ruler or someone who is dominant. His was the Reign of God.
The Peace Pulpit: There's a vision of the Son of Man coming in the clouds with great power and glory. This is not a prediction -- it's a proclamation of hope.
This morning’s Scriptures give us some extraordinary examples of generosity and sharing of goods. Both the first lesson and the Gospel lesson give us the example of the poor, even the poorest of the poor, sharing everything they have. That widow from Zarepheth who is encountered by Elijah asking her for food tells him, “This is all I have, the last cup of flour and this little bit of oil. When I bake the bread and my son and I eat it, we will die.”
The Peace Pulpit: We experience the love of God when we understand that we would not exist if God did not love us and sustain us every instant of our existence