Sunday, November 24, 2013

St. Joseph's Hill Open Space Preserve

Nov 24, 2013

Morning hike on a chilly late fall day.

Verse from today's gospel: "Amen, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise." - Lk 23:43

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Upper Stevens Creek County Park

Oct 26, 2013

Sprinkling of Fall colors in the Bay Area

Verse from today's Gospel: "But I tell you, if you do not repent, you will all perish as they did!" - Lk 13:3

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Bonfire at Seabright Beach

Sept 21, 2013

A day at the beach followed by s'mores, great conversation and singing around a bonfire.

Verse from today's gospel: "I desire mercy, not sacrifice." - Mt 9:13

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Sanborn County Park

Aug 17, 2013

A morning hike in the Santa Cruz mountains on a shaded trail along Skyline Blvd, followed by lunch at Saratoga Farmer's Market.

Verse from today's Gosepl: “Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them; for the Kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” - Mt 19:14

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Marin Headlands

July 27, 2013

A visit to Point Bonita Lighthouse followed by a hike along the Coastal Trail near Rodeo beach on a foggy afternoon.

Verse from today's gospel: He replied, ‘No, if you pull up the weeds, you might uproot the wheat along with them. - Mt 13:29

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Big Sur

June 9, 2013

A visit to the New Camaldoli Hermitage, followed by a hike on the Tanbark Trail and dinner at the renowned Big Sur Bakery.

Verse from today's gospel: When the Lord saw her, he was moved with pity for her and said to her, "Do not weep." - Lk 7:13

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Purisma Creek Redwoods OSP

Summer takes us to the redwoods

Verse from today's Gospel: Jesus said to them again, "Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you." - Jn 20:21

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Joseph D Grant County Park

Another gorgeous springtime hike in the Bay Area

Verse from today's Gospel: Others said, “This is the Christ.” - Jn 7:41

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Calero County Park and Uvas Canyon

Feb 24, 2013

A beautiful springtime hike through the rolling hills and grasslands of Calero Park followed by another hike down the road in Uvas Canyon

Verse from today's Gospel: Then from the cloud came a voice that said, "This is my chosen Son; listen to him." -Lk 9:35

Calero Park

Uvas Canyon

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Windy Hill OSP

Jan 27, 2013

A walk through the forests and grasslands of the Santa Cruz Mountains with some sweeping views of the South Bay

Verse from today's Gospel: ""The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring glad tidings to the poor." - Lk 4:18