In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. The Church sets aside this day to remember what has been revealed to us in Jesus Christ: that we worship one God in unity of being and trinity of persons. Gallons of ink have been spilt by theologians […]
In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. In today’s Gospel reading from St. Luke, the disciples on the road to Emmaus say to Jesus: Some women of our company amazed us. They were at the tomb early in the morning and did not find his body; […]
In the Name of the Father, and of the + Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. “Grace to you, and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the […]
In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Today’s Gospel lesson continues the theme of last week’s, where Jesus said: “unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven,” (Matthew 5.20). This cycle of Gospel readings […]
In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Today’s Gospel lesson holds before us the call of the Lord’s first disciples. We pick up where we left off last week – with John the Baptist, who had borne witness to Jesus when Jesus came onto the public […]
Today’s Gospel shows the invariable pattern of call and response that characterizes the vocation of every Christian who hears Jesus, and then decides to follow him.
“Why do you seek the living among the dead?” (Luke 24.5) This is a question we might well ask ourselves. Why do we seek the living among the dead?
“Are you he who is to come, or shall we look for another?” (Matthew 11.3). While considered with worldly eyes, John is at the lowest point of his life; from the vantage point of eternity, John stands at the threshold of his greatest victory.