“Faith is not an album of past memories; Jesus is not outdated. He is alive here and now. He walks beside you each day
I am now going to open your graves; I mean to raise you from your graves, my people … and you will live.
We have filled the space left by the lack of availability of the sacraments with live-streamed liturgies. But because we humans are physical creatures a virtual connection is always inadequate
“All will be well”, clinging to the beauty of our humanity and allowing words of encouragement to rise up from our hearts.
The storm exposes our vulnerability and uncovers those false and superfluous certainties around which we have constructed our daily schedules, our projects, our habits, and priorities.
When we gain a free land we usually fall into captivity in other more insidious ways becoming prisoners to ideologies, to consumerism and capitalism and slaves to fashion, business and busy-ness.
Our adult life of faith, actively seeking maturity in following Christ, demands as a first step the reawakening of a desire to be fully and authentically human.
God constantly breaks into our personal histories, challenging our “conventions”, those fixed ways of thinking and acting that end up paralyzing us.
The encouragement that usually accompanies the imposition of Ash Wednesday ashes is "Turn away from sin and be faithful to the Gospel." But when I was a child the...
The first Christians had to decide which day of the week would be the Christian day of worship. They might have chosen Thursday evening since the first Eucharist was...
they could have rushed back home to see the faces of their family and watch The Chase before dinner.
For you are the living temple of God. Open up that temple, make it spacious, give it height.
With Christ we are freed from the trap of following every fad, fashion, celebrity or opinion.
These complications are very useful, and make the watch more… complicated.
This divine dressing is not a lengthy process needing skilled tailors and holy-wardrobe assistants.