“I am the way, the truth and the life, says the Lord; no one comes to the Father except through me!” Jesus tells us this week that some who are last will be first and some who are first will be last. He tells us the gate is narrow. Getting to heaven is not as easy
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“I have come to set the earth on fire!...Do you think that I have come to establish peace on earth? No I tell you, but rather division!” In case there was any doubt, Jesus makes it clear that he is here to create a new direction for humanity and it won’t be a comfortable ride. St.
“Stay awake and be ready! For you do not know on what day your Lord will come.” Our gospel acclamation captures the warning of the message in our readings this week. Tragic events over the past weekend in El Paso and Dayton make the reality of that warning both personal and real. None of us is
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“Vanity of vanities! All things are vanity!” How close to home does this hit for us? Our society teaches us the importance of possessions and the need to pursue them for both our desires and our ‘security.’ Both our first reading and our gospel point to the foolishness of pursuit of earthly riches. Jesus tells us
“Lord, teach us to pray.” Jesus can be constantly found in prayer throughout his ministry. Seeing this, the apostles sought to learn how to properly pray. His gift to them and to us is the Our Father. It is a prayer which offers praise to God, gives glory to who He is, and properly makes requests.
January 20 – Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Our second reading this week from Paul’s letter to the Corinthians tells us all about the Spirit? He tells us, “To each individual the manifestation of the Spirit is given for some benefit….But one and the same Spirit produces all of these, distributing them individually to each person
Our second readings this week begin a series of readings from the Letter to the Hebrews. We hear that “ 'He' (Jesus) was made lower than the angels, that by the grace of God he might taste death for everyone.” Jesus became human (lower than angels) not because he needed to, but so that he might
In this week’s gospel we hear the disciples tell Jesus “Send her away…”. Of course, they are talking about a women who keeps pestering them and is not ‘one of them.’ This scene in which Jesus ultimately helps the woman because of her great faith raises a question that has faced the church over time. What