In Pursuit of Peace

August 2, 2015 – Rev. Jan Hryniewicz Text: Psalm 34: 11 – 14 & Romans 12: 9 – 21 A young Jewish man excitedly tells his mother he’s fallen in love and that he is going to get married. He says, “Just for fun, Ma, I’m going to bring over three women and you try […]

Pilgrims of Peace

Ken Murray April 26, 2015   FATHER JIM GOWER   Some years ago now, on one of our many trips to Bar Harbor, Anne and I learned that a semi-retired priest that we knew was filling in at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Ellsworth. His name was Father Jim Gower, and we had met […]

Peace…the Common Good

The images and rhetoric in the news recently have been ghastly…. frightening, disheartening …. discouraging to say the least. We grieve for victims wounded by violence bestowed upon them by other human beings, by ravaging floods or fires or a devastating epidemic. Images and stories of suffering people, of ISIS, a brutally, violent, sick terrorist […]