As the archangel Gabriel tells Mary, this kingdom will last forever and ever.Read more
Fr. Edward Foley, OFM Capuchin, preached this homily yesterday in the wake of so much violence, seen again in Las Vegas this past week.Read more
Suddenly, a clear soprano voice started singing, “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God.” The whole crowd, as though they had rehearsed it, joined in.Read more
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?