Scripture

Proof of God’s Love

Pharisees and scribes frequently confront Jesus in the Gospels, but in this passage, Sadducees question him.

‘If you’re not a sinner, there’s no place for you in the Catholic Church’

This week’s Gospel, Luke 18:9-14, highlights the importance of humility. It’s the Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector. The spiritual masters often call humility the foundation of the Christian life. It’s the fundamental attitude for approaching God. 1 Peter 5:5 says, “Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for ‘God […]

The Vulnerability of Prayer

This Sunday’s reading from Luke’s Gospel is a very familiar story. Ten lepers approach Jesus and are healed, yet only one returns to give thanks.

On Wealth and Brotherhood

Will money condemn you? This week’s gospel reading, the parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31) seems to say that.

Seeking to Find the Lost

Jesus’ words in today’s Gospel remind me of something that happened to me while I was living in Europe a number of years ago.

Suffering as an Education in Christian Life

uffering. Into every life a little must fall…even Christian lives. Some think that shouldn’t be the case.

God will never be outdone in giving

You’re a good Catholic, right? You’re living your faith.

The Audacity of Prayer

This Sunday’s Gospel is a summary of Jesus’ teaching on prayer.

For Love of God…and Neighbor

What’s more important, fulfilling your duties toward God or helping your neighbor?

Why do I have to go to Mass?

Today we celebrate the Feast of Corpus Christi – the Body and Blood of Christ.

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November 17, 2019
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