I usually like to keep things light on Friday evening when I post. And the video at the bottom of the page is something of a ...
This Sunday’s Gospel is the very familiar story of Martha and Mary. Martha is the anxious worker seeking to please the Lord ...
The Gospel from Thursday’s daily Mass contains memorable but often misunderstood lines: Come to me, all you who labor and are ...
In this week’s Office of Readings comes a crucial question from Elijah. It came at a time of widespread apostasy among the ...
Balanced spiritualties seek to find a middle ground between fascination and holy fear, a kind of reverent bowing before the ...
A new translation of Mark’s Gospel was published recently that I find very appealing: The Memoirs of St. Peter: A New ...
One could easily reduce this Sunday’s Gospel to trite moral advice such as this: Help people in trouble; be kind to strangers ...
In the Book of Genesis, God’s plan for marriage is set forth poetically but clearly: one man and one woman in a stable, ...
Saints sometimes say daring things. Today, on the feast of St. Bonaventure I’d like to reflect on a saying by him. First, ...
In the Office of Readings this week we read about a census conducted by King David that caused great harm (2 Samuel 24). Joab ...
One of the most significant losses in the modern era has been the loss of the Biblical narrative in the hearts and minds of ...
One of God’s stranger affections is the special love He had for Jacob of the Old Testament. We are reading through this story ...