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March 17

This Sunday’s readings – the Gospel reading in particular – always reminds me of Nazareth Farm. Luke 9:28-36 tells the story of Jesus’ Transfiguration. In it, Jesus takes his disciples up the mountain to pray, where his appearance is transfigured by a dazzling white light – the light of God. Peter, John, and James awake […]

March 10

The Gospel and second readings are beautiful this Sunday, but the passage from Deuteronomy, which I personally haven’t spent a lot of time reading, has been speaking to my heart. In this passage, Moses is recalling how good God has been to the Hebrews since He rescued them from Egyptian slavery. The 10 plagues God […]

March 6 – Ash Wednesday

At first glance, Ash Wednesday’s readings are incredibly ironic. In the first reading, the prophet Joel says to “Blow the trumpet in Zion! Proclaim a fast, call an assembly, gather the people” (Joel 2:15-16). But then the Gospel reading says to NOT blow trumpets or be hypocrites by giving alms or praying in the streets […]

Runners & Volunteers Needed for the Second Annual Run for Nazareth Farm #Run4NazFarm (Washington D.C. Ragnar Relay, Sept 16-17)

Building on the success of the Inaugural “Run for Nazareth Farm” fundraiser last spring, our Catholic community is organizing a second “Team Nazareth Farm” to participate in the 200-mile overnight Ragnar Relay event on September 16-17th (Friday-Saturday) and help raise funds to sustain Nazareth Farm.  This challenging but fun overnight relay event will begin in […]

The Home Repair of Our Common Home: How Nazareth Farm Lives out the Pope’s Message on the Environment

Photos by Br. Peter Heiskell, Tom Wiley, Jillian Clemente, and Haley Curtin By Tom Wiley, Staff Member Simplicity has always been one of the four cornerstones of our life here at Nazareth Farm. Living simply at Nazareth Farm happens in many ways. It is rocking in porch chairs, talking with another volunteer, getting to know […]


Because last year’s Inaugural Run for Nazareth Farm was such an extraordinary success, we have decided to repeat the effort again this coming May, and we are looking for enthusiastic runners (of all ability levels) for this year’s “Team Nazareth Farm,” which will participate in the 200-mile Ragnar Relay in beautiful Cape Cod, Massachusetts.  This […]