2016 archive of Blog
Posted by Jennifer Adams on 12/27/16
What is the real meaning of Christmas? We’ve heard that it is about Jesus being born, but it is much more than that.
I have a song for you. The words are adapted from something that St. Patrick wrote in the 8th century.
Sing verse 1
Christ be with me, Christ about me, Christ beside me as I ... Read More »
Posted by Jennifer Adams on 12/22/16
[Due to a technical error there is no video recording of this homily.]
[I put on a kufiyah - traditional head covering for men] Do you recognize me? I am Joseph, Mary’s husband. You might wonder why we Middle Eastern men wear these things. It’s called a kufiyah ... Read More »
Posted by Jennifer Adams on 12/15/16
In the gospel, the followers of John the Baptist ask Jesus a question. And in “good ole Jesus style” he doesn’t answer them directly. Have you ever noticed that when Jesus is asked a question, he usually comes up with a parable or a story, and most often ... Read More »
Posted by Jennifer Adams on 12/07/16
Posted by Jennifer Adams on 11/28/16
Well, it happened. I received my first Christmas gift of the year on Thanksgiving. [Reveal a package.] It was from my sister and her husband. [Reveal an ugly Christmas sweater].
When I pulled it out of the bag I said, “Well, I’m speechless.” If you cannot see ... Read More »
Posted by Jennifer Adams on 11/22/16
Let me retell for you the famous story called FOOTPRINTS . . .
One night a man had a dream. He dreamed he was walking along the beach with the LORD. Across the sky flashed scenes from his life. For each scene he noticed two sets ... Read More »
Posted by Jennifer Adams on 11/14/16
75 years ago, the whole country was watching a newly released Walt Disney full-length animated cartoon. It was one of their biggest hits. The feature song goes like this…
Little one, when you play, pay no heed what they say. Let your eyes sparkle and shine, never ... Read More »
Posted by Jennifer Adams on 11/10/16
Posted by Jennifer Adams on 10/31/16
[Invited all the kids wearing Halloween Costumes to come forward and sit on the steps of the Sanctuary. I identify the various types of costumes . . . e.g. Superheroes, Villains, Cartoon characters, etc.]
It is fun to dress up and pretend to be something else isn’t ... Read More »
Posted by Jennifer Adams on 10/23/16