I enjoy and appreciate robust and fearless debate among people who are seeking to get to grips with what it is to be human. Inevitably they (albeit unintentionally and often unwittingly) end up on common ground about the purpose of human existence.
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