Right now, healing, hope, and life mix together in my head and heart. They rest firmly within the Gospel message, and find application in our Vincentian charism.
The pleasure of reading Vincentian authors on the meaning of Christ for Vincent, of looking at Vincent’s own writings and preaching, and of studying the events of his life has tendered me a blessing
Scholars generally divide the 23rd Psalm, the so-called Shepherd’s Psalm, into two parts.
In this academic year, St. John’s University, where I minister, celebrates its 150th anniversary.
Have you considered how many of the stories in our NT can be read as half-stories? We might just stop in the middle!
Paul’s guidance confronts me. I desire to heed his advice, but I feel the challenge and see the obstacles. Like much of Paul’s advice, no easy response presents itself.
Our Gospel story emphasizes the power of love. Within the Scriptures, the passages that speak of God’s love are numerous, as are those that celebrate human love.
In this contentious time when politics can influence decision-making, the biblical stories about food direct our attention to what is most important.
Scholars tell us that fully one-third of the teaching of Jesus in the Gospels comes to us through parables.
The liturgical celebrations of this past Independence Day weekend have challenged me.