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As always on Sundays, today’s first reading and Gospel reading are coordinated. But they fit together less like a couple of Lego pieces than like the eastbound and westbound lanes of an … more
The Eucharist is the source and the summit of the Christian life. This teaching of the Second Vatican Council has come to life for countless generations … more
Ez 33:7-9 Psalm 95:1-2, 6-9 Rom 13:8-10 Gospel: Mt 18:15-20 God desires our friendship and love. But do we really believe this? Do we live as if we were convinced that God created us in … more
Looking for a summary of the Christian faith? This Sunday’s Gospel is a good place to start: “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not … more
My 20-something granddaughter went into a convent last week. Mary Kathleen quit her job, gave away her sizable collection of clothes, handed her cellphone to her mother (families have hand-me-ups as … more
John begins his Gospel before time began: “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God” (Jn 1:1). God, John tells us, was not alone. There was God and his … more
Jesuit Father Walter Ciszek survived nearly 20 years in Soviet prisons and Siberian labor camps. After his capture by the Russian army during World War II, he endured many false accusations, sham … more
Like you, I’ve heard the Gospel parable of the good Samaritan many times over. Yet this striking story bears repeated hearing because it presents a life-changing path we can easily overlook or … more
Each Advent, we are given a fresh chance to discover that the deepest longings of our heart are for God. The prophet Isaiah reminds us of this deep human desire for God. For this reason, he is … more
Acts 2:42-47 Psalm 118:2-4, 13-15, 22-24 1 Peter 1:3-9 Gospel: John 10:19-31 We all know people who endure hardships and trials but who … more
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