Scripture

Baptism of Jesus

During Advent we accompanied John the Baptist who was preparing the way of the Lord.

Historical details and the Christian proposition

In the beginning of this Christmas gospel, we get a curious detail.

Prepare the Way of the Lord

On this Second Sunday of Advent, our readings draw our attention to St. John the Baptist and his role as one who prepares the way of the Lord.

What kind of Kingdom is Christ’s

We say it every Mass and every time we pray a rosary

Having the Mind of Christ

It would be hard not to notice these days that many young people are leaving the Church.

‘Lord, I want to see’

Although the story of blind Bartimaeus is undoubtedly a real incident in Jesus’ life, there are many hints in the text of a secondary spiritual meaning.

The Dangers of Money

When I first came back to the Church, I wanted to pretend this week’s gospel didn’t exist.

Causing Scandal

Modern psychological research has demonstrated that each of us were created with an inner need or appetite to seek out ‘emotional support’

I have called you friends

In today’s Gospel, Jesus poses a question that is relevant to each of us. Jesus asks, “But who do you say that I am?”

Sink your teeth into Him

Today’s Gospel is the conclusion of a long story that we have been following in the readings for the past few weeks.

Sunday
January 20, 2019
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