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There’s nothing obscure about today’s Gospel. Jesus says that those who are poor, hungry, grieving and persecuted are to be congratulated because they’re on the way to great happiness. Those … more
Longboarding. Slacklining. Free climbing. Kiteboarding. BASE jumping. Extreme sports are dangerous. That’s why they’re such a kick. Fear pumps adrenaline. There’s a high that comes from … more
Is 5:1-7 Psalm 80:9, 12-16, 19-20 Phil 4:6-9 Gospel: Mt 21:33-43 The Bible is filled with images to describe God’s relationship to us. The first reading offers one such poetic passage … more
“Chariots of Fire” is the Oscar-winning movie that told the story of Eric Liddell, the Olympic gold medalist raised in Scotland. Liddell was born in China into a family of Christian missionaries. … more
Acts 2:1-11 Psalm 104:1, 24, 29-31, 34 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13 Gospel: John 20:19-23 Tornado season is part of the landscape of spring. It brings with it images of the wind’s … more
Did you know that the basic order of the Mass, as it is celebrated today, can be traced all the way back to the second century? As early as the year 155, Christians would gather to celebrate the … more
Is 25:6-10 Psalm 23:1-6 Phil 4:12-14, 19-20 Gospel: Mt 22:1-14 This week’s readings move along smoothly, up to a point. Isaiah looks forward to God giving a wonderful feast for … more
Jesus concludes today’s Gospel reading with the solemn statement, “The Father and I are one” (Jn 10:30). He means that he is everything the Father is, except that he is the Son, not the Father. … more
If you ever watched “Wait Until Dark,” it’s hard to forget the scene in which thuggish, knife-wielding Alan Arkin suddenly springs toward blind, alone-in-her-kitchen-at-night Audrey Hepburn. … more
Today’s readings seem a bit implausible. In the first, a prophet named Jonah goes to a city called Nineveh — capital of a ruthless empire — makes a brief announcement of God’s judgment, … more
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