Fr. Ron's monthly "Heart to Heart" letters are listed below:

By Whose Authority

“Choosing with integrity means finding ways to speak up that honor your reality, the reality of others, and your willingness to meet in th ...

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Our Shared Human Condition

“Who will do the ministry of those who have gone?” the parishioner asked me. It was a fair question, especially in the light of my artic ...

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Practice Hospitality

Last year was particularly challenging for us at St. Clare’s. In 2015 we wadded through an unusual amount of grief, saying good-bye to fri ...

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The Christmas Box

In the movie The Christmas Box, a woman asks her handyman a Christmas question: “What is the first gift of Christmas?” He sputters and ...

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Step up to the Mic!

On the recent youth group pilgrimage I was invited, at the insistence of the locals, to pick up a guitar and sing. The last time I did that ...

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Experiencing Growth

Shifting, adapting, sacrifice, resurrection: Those are the words that come to mind when I think about what is necessary to become a new kind ...

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Remember

As we come around to yet another Easter, my Lenten journey to the cross and eventual resurrection has taught me that I do not pay enough att ...

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