We just heard Jesus utter two of the most puzzling statements in all of ScriptureRead more
The Lord whom we glorify in song at each Liturgy is the same Lord who never ceases to pray that those whom he has chosen will be one, as he and the Father are one.Read more
For us, the content of this new, very human life is to really become glorified human beings who are without sin.Read more
And then someone starts to walk along side of me, and I tell him all my woes, and together we emerge from the dark forest, and the person I am walking with is still there and I weep and say, I can’t trust the Lord anymore. And that voice comes back: “Trust me.”Read more
Preparing a homily: “The guards were shaken with fear…and became like dead men.”Read more
What was it like for Lazarus, Martha, and Mary? Let’s start with the women’s experiences.Read more
That fact that such a quick fix approach
is rampant among preachers and bloggers.
Is evident to me in the number of them
who suggested preaching on the text “Amazing Grace”
with its “once I was lost, but now I’m found, was blind but now I see.”
Is it really that simple?
And if not,
what is the alternative to quick fix Sunday?
In the reading of the Confessions that we just heard, Patrick writes about “spending himself” in Ireland – in a land in which, though it and its people were foreign to him, he served as a witness…yet he constantly rejoiced and gloried in the name of the Lord.Read more
“So as this Lent approached, I asked myself: How will I get through this Lent?”Read more
Maybe that is the new temptation:
Dismissive tweets displacing apples or bread,
pinnacles and parapets.