One can hardly imagine that Jesus could use the term “father” without some reflection on the one who had been his earthly father for most of his life, Joseph.
I would love to have people describe me as “a simple man.”
How might Joseph have prayed and meditated on Psalm 27?
All of us remember the children’s game, “follow the leader” – a “leader” guides a group through a series of actions and adventures that others would imitate
The “weariness of the journey” can capture the sense of so many of us who take up the responsibilities for our Church, communities, and families.
I am struck by the way in which “the feast of the Conversion of Paul” creates a context at beginning and end with which Vincent’s bounds his remembrance.
After the Baptism, Jesus hears these words: “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.”
An Aramaic word associated with the Christmas as well as the Advent Season is “maranatha.”
The public square creates the positions that influence the status of the poor.
Jesus invites us each day to listen to his testimony to the truth. In doing so, we recognize him as our King and choose to follow his word and his example. We belong to the truth.
One can easily discern the thinking of the authors of the Lectionary in bringing together the two stories which were proclaimed on this past Sunday. We heard two tales about widows and unmatched generosity. I cannot help but to be drawn to Jesus’ telling...
A Vincentian View: “Belonging to God” All of us know what a seal is. In our day, it may take the form of a logo or insignia or symbol which is on a shirt or a scarf or a car or almost anything else. When we see that emblem, we know who made that...