To make new ways

Over the centuries, the Baptist has become a call that keeps urging us to prepare ways that will allow us to welcome Jesus among us. Read more Read:  Our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we also await a savior (Phil. 3:20)

Introducing the truth

Jesus’ trial probably took place in the palace where Pilate resided when visiting Jerusalem.  Meeting there one April morning in the year 30 are a defenseless defendant named Jesus and the representative of the powerful Roman imperial system. Read more Read:  Jesus,...

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...

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