Good Friday Meditation – Police Brutality

Today, we commemorate the Passion of Jesus of Nazareth, who died on the cross in a government-sanctioned extrajudicial execution.  Rejected by the religious establishment and vilified for reaching out to those who were rejected by society, Jesus was arrested and brutalized for preaching the word of God and for building the Kingdom.   Today, many … More Good Friday Meditation – Police Brutality

Taking Up the Cross

Below is a reflection I gave this morning on the Seventh Station of the Cross. Seventh Station: Jesus Bears the Cross When the chief priests and the guards saw [Jesus] they cried out, “Crucify him, crucify him!” Pilate said to them, “Take him yourselves and crucify him. I find no guilt in him.”… They cried … More Taking Up the Cross