John 14:1-14—5th Sunday of Easter—May 18, 2004

“If in my name, you ask for it, I will do it.” This is what Jesus tells the disciples, in response mostly to questions from Thomas, at the end of our gospel. That’s a pretty big promise. Has Jesus been keeping it? How many times, do we ask for something in our prayers that doesn’t … Continue reading John 14:1-14—5th Sunday of Easter—May 18, 2004

John 20:19-31—Second Sunday of Easter—April 29, 2014

Yesterday, The Globe and Mail ran a story about a woman named Catharina MacMillan, under the headline “The Good Death.” Catharina was a mom and wife who, after a long battle with cancer, was given only months to live. She chose to face it head on. Making plans for her own funeral and final days. … Continue reading John 20:19-31—Second Sunday of Easter—April 29, 2014