No one knows the day

A better knowledge of apocalyptic language allows us today to listen to Jesus’ hope-bringing message without falling into the temptation of sowing anguish and fear in people’s consciences. Read more Read:  Do not be carried away by all kinds of strange...

The best of the Church

The contrast between the two scenes cannot be any greater.  In the first scene, Jesus puts the people on guard against the religious leaders.  In the second scene, he calls his disciples to take note of the poor widow’s deed. Read more Read Let yourselves be drawn by...

Love is the fulfillment of the law (Rom. 13:10—NABRE)

Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time, B (November 4, 2012) Jesus is asked which of the commandments is first. The question concerns us, never mind if it comes from the scribe who assents or the Pharisee who dissents. READ MORE ARCHIVE 1 (03/31/1997-02/23/2001) ARCHIVE...

To pray always without becoming weary (Lk. 18:1—NABRE)

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, B (October 28, 2012) St. Augustine reminds Proba of the teaching that discounts talkativeness: our Father knows beforehand our needs. Hence, we are asked to pray not so that God may know what we want, but rather so that we may have a...

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