Tag Archives: Marc Cardaronella

Don’t Lower the Bar

This week’s gospel, Matthew 5:38-48, contains a difficult teaching.

Restoration

If I ranked Scripture passages by most confusing, this week’s gospel, Matthew 4:12-23, would probably be near the top of my list.

Building a relationship with Jesus

The gospel on this Fourth Sunday of Advent, the last Sunday before Christmas, presents Matthew’s narrative of Jesus’ birth.

The Ultimate Decision

This week’s second reading, Colossians 1:12-20, is a Christological powerhouse.

‘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 […]

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.

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.

For Love of God…and Neighbor

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

The most important point of Christian life

What’s the most important thing in the Christian life?

Wednesday
September 23, 2020
The Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph