The Scriptures are filled with striking visuals for our lives of faith, and in particular for our lives of prayer. One...
With the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary approaching, please enjoy this presentation based on...
There’s a way of looking at our religion as a series of truths to be acknowledged and then followed out.
There’s a phrase from the sports world, “setting a high bar.” It means raising the height of the jump just beyond the mark the athlete think he can clear.
The word “bias” doesn’t have an especially pleasing connotation. It usually means an unfair leaning toward one group and a blindness toward its opposite.
Every once in a while when reading the Scriptures, something lights up, jumps out into the present time and place.
Something with which most every believer can struggle is the felt nearness of God: how close up do I sense the Divine presence?
One way to hear the Advent Gospel message is to put ourselves in the shoes of all those people walking out to that desert to listen to John the Baptist.
As with all literature, there are many words in the Scriptures that need interpretation, that second look to get at their more underlying meaning.
Luke’s 19th chapter begins with a story of “two people looking.”
To keep God’s people safe and alive in their battle against Amalek, Moses has to hold his arms high in the air for a very long while.
For all of us who have been through the pandemic, we know first-hand how disease and sickness have a way of separating us, how they can isolate and cut us off from the rest of life.