When Jesus tells the disciples, “Shalom!” he means much more than “Peace”. He means prosperity, forgiveness, and wholeness – totally unmerited. That’s why this is Divine Mercy Sunday.
As Jesus writes in the dust, he inscribes a new commandment, one of mercy. We are both encouraged and challenged by this integral facet of God.
Conversion moments can be quiet or momentous, and we have two big ones in today’s readings – Isaiah and Simon Peter. Is there a common thread?
Paul’s amazing letter to the Corinthians features a discussion of gifts that we can take to heart. What charism have you been given? Here’s how to think about that question….
Families are critically important to everyone. We need to widen our understanding of family and seek out those who may be on the edges.
Luke names names as he has John the Baptist announce Jesus’ coming. Why does he do that? It’s all about who to listen to…
Baritmaeus has great faith, so much so that Jesus is practically a bystander to his healing. How does hope turn into faith?
Mark pairs two stories together, Jesus’ condemnation of divorce and his encouragement to accept God’s kingdom as a child.
Jesus challenges us to save ourselves by losing our life. What does He mean?
20th Sunday Ordinary Time Jn 6:51-58 For the last four weeks we’ve been reading from the 6th chapter of John’s gospel, the so- called Bread of Life discourses. It all began with Jesus feeding the five thousand people, multiplying a few barley loaves and a couple of fish into a feast. Intrigued by this miracle, […]