Immediately on being elected pope in the Sistine Chapel in March 2013 Pope Francis said to the cardinals who elected him: “I am a great sinner confident in the patience and mercy of God. In suffering, I accept.”
We know Peter’s response. But more importantly, how do you respond today?
It was the opening of today’s gospel that prompted me to seek signs: This is a wicked generation; it is asking for a sign.
a father taught his child to pray this prayer especially in the middle of the night when the child woke and felt sad or anxious.
I received a letter from the bishop of Christchurch (Denis Hanrahan) which began: Dear John, I am happy to inform you
Temptation is usually understood as an impulse to choose wrong over right, bad over evil, unhealthy over healthy