Verbum Domini
Father Michael Najim
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So, what’s your excuse? What’s my excuse? In this Sunday’s gospel we see people who are willing to follow Christ, but on their own terms. Jesus encounters three people on his journey to … more
During my first year of theological studies at St. John’s Seminary, my Christology professor asked the class to write an essay answering the question “Who is Jesus to me?” Admittedly, some of … more
“Dear Jesus, help me to spread your fragrance everywhere I go.” These words begin what has been popularly called “The Fragrance Prayer,” written by Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman. The … more
We’ve all heard the saying, “You are what you eat.” Too much junk food equals bad health and a lot of extra weight. Healthy food equals good health and weight control. On the Solemnity of the … more
Several years ago I read a wonderful opinion piece in The Wall Street Journal entitled, “The Stories My Father Told.” In the article, Michael Judge, who writes about art and culture for the … more
None of us has ever seen the wind. Certainly we’ve seen the effects of the wind, but we can’t say that we’ve actually seen what the wind looks like. The wind is invisible; only its effects can … more
What is your image of God? Some people see God as a distant, unapproachable being who governs the universe. Others see God as a divine police officer that simply keeps track of our offenses. Still … more
My family has always been known for its hospitality. My parents always made it a point to welcome people into our home. Some of my favorite family memories are of summer cookouts and dinners at our … more
What’s so new about the New Commandment? In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus says to his Apostles, “I give you a new commandment: love one another.” The Apostles, being Jewish, knew what we call … more
There’s a vivid scene towards the end of the movie, “Titanic.” As the ship is preparing to take its final plunge into the cold waters of the Atlantic, Jack Dawson and Rose are literally hanging … more
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