Are you a light that shines? /¿Eres una luz que brilla?

John 1:6-8,19-28   December 17, 2017  by The Rev. Alfredo Feregrino The other day someone asked me how I was doing and how my ministry was doing. And I said that it was a challenging time for me and I explained the reasons. When I finished my conversation I realized that  I was focusing more on  […]

Guadalupe Tonantzin 2017

December 11, 2017 Guadalupe Tonantzin by The Rev. Alfredo Feregrino The other day I had an interesting encounter, I was talking with a person who knew that I was ordained in the Episcopal Church and she asked me “as a priest what kind of message do you have for the people when we know that […]

All we have is the present/ Todo lo que tenemos es el presente.

Mark 13:24-37   December 3, 2017  First Sunday of Advent By The Rev. Alfredo Feregrino As part of the family tradition at our house in this Holyday season we always watch “Scrooge” which is a 1951 film adaptation of Charles Dickens’s novel:  “A Christmas Carol”. Como parte de la tradición familiar en nuestra casa en esta […]

We are all accountable/ Todos somos  responsables

Matthew 25:31-46  November 26, 2017 by The Rev. Alfredo Feregrino Throughout the Scriptures it is accepted that we all are accountable to each other and to God. Good deeds are always praised and evil deeds are always rejected. Simple. A lo largo de las Escrituras es comúnmente aceptado que todos somos responsables ante los demás […]

Risk your talents/ Arriesga tus talentos

Matthew 25:14-30    November 19, 2017  by  The Rev. Alfredo Feregrino I have a friend in the Real Estate business, in a recent conversation with him, he told me about one of his strategies to get clients and therefore make money. Tengo un amigo que está en  el negocio de bienes raíces, en una conversación reciente, […]

Keep awake / Manténganse despiertos

Matthew 25:1-3   Nov 12, 2017 by The Rev. Alfredo Feregrino “Keep awake therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour” (25:13) Manténganse despiertos pues no saben ni el día ni la hora. We have a big cat named Ozie that lives in our neighborhood, and he comes to visit us always. I love […]

All Saints’ Day/ Día de tod@s los Sant@s

Mathew  5:1-12  November 5, 2017 by The Rev. Alfredo Feregrino Today we celebrate All Saints’ Day.  These are our ancestors in faith, holy women and men recognized by the Church as admirable examples of Christian living who are our guides, examples and companions on the way. Hoy que celebramos el día de todos los Santos.  […]

What’s the point of life?/ ¿Cuál es el sentido de la vida?

Matthew 22:34-46   October 29, 2017  by Melody Kroeger When I worked as a chaplain in hospice care and again at the VA, I had plenty of opportunities to meet with families in crises where the beloved mother or father lay near death.  Usually I’d sit with the families, talking quietly and sharing stories. Cuando trabajé […]

Money, everything is reduced to money/ Dinero, todo se reduce al dinero

Matthew 22:15-22    October 22, 2017  by The Rev. Alfredo Feregrino A few years  ago, someone that I know  called me from the Northwest Tacoma Detention Center (a for- profit detention facility) to get some advice, he told me that he was detained because of his immigration status. He has no criminal convictions whatsoever. His only […]

The wedding banquet/ El banquete de bodas

Matthew 22:1-14,  Oct 15 2017  (Quinceaños)  by The Rev. Alfredo Feregrino  Long time ago I organized a party and I was so disappointed because only few people came. Have you ever had this experience?  Have you ever organized a gathering, or a celebration and people did not show up like you expected? Hace mucho tiempo […]