All are welcome in this place

Come visit our place of comfort and peace during these chaotic times. Enjoy the words of Father Richard Mangini, a Catholic priest and beloved retired pastor of Saint Bonaventure Catholic Community in Concord, California.

Latest from the Blog

III Sunday of Easter:  Jesus, Help me to appreciate everyone I meet

April 23, 2023 Today’s message from the Holy Spirit and Jesus is simple, profound and reassuring.  That he walks with us and will appear to us, from time to time, when we are with others, when we are just walking along in life and not expecting him to happen by. We are accustomed to find…

Good Friday: God walks with us

April 7, 2023 Today’s story of the Passion describes Jesus as “knowing everything that was going to happen to him.” Sometimes, we receive insights and premonitions about the future as well.  Is it better to know or not? Christian spirituality over the centuries suggests that we put everything into God’s heart and hands, and we…

V Sunday of Lent: “There is more to life! Come out of the tomb.”

March 26, 2023 A few minutes ago, in the prayer that opened our time together today, we prayed to be unbound and set free (not to be twisted in spiritual and personal knots). The old burial customs of the ancient peoples wrapped our bodies in strips of cloth.  There were no such things as caskets. …

Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.

%d bloggers like this: