And You Are Never The Same

And You Are Never The Same By Elizabeth Chesley-Jewell The Feast of the Epiphany celebrates a human encounter with the Divine. It reminds us that once such an encounter has occurred it is impossible to return to the way things were before. The original course of events

Bringing Love to Chaos

Bringing Love to Chaos By Elizabeth Chesley-Jewell If you were to attend the Atrium downstairs today, you would witness the littlest ones of the parish preparing our prayer table for Advent. They will light one candle for hope and raise their voices asking Jesus to, “come and

Doing the Hard Work

Doing the Hard Work By Elizabeth Chesley-Jewell In the Atrium when we speak about the liturgical seasons we tell the children that, “green is for the growing time.” The idea of growing is brought to life when we talk about the kingdom of God being like a


NAVIGATING CONFLICT by Elizabeth Chesley-Jewell Anyone that knows me well knows that I am not comfortable with confrontation and conflict. But I know that I am not alone; the self-help section of Indigo assures me of this. In our Gospel today it appears that Jesus Christ

Second Sunday of Lent

A TIME TO BE TRANSFIGURED By Elizabeth Chesley-Jewell Last weekend I attended the Rite of Election with my fiancé who will be baptized at the Easter Vigil. The experience of watching him stand and publicly consent to receiving the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist was