Just glancing at today's three readings, we immediately notice each has something to do with seeing. Those who profess a biblical faith understand that sight is an essential component of that faith. We differ from unbelievers not so much because of the doctrines and dogmas we profess, but... more
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One of Scripture's most important messages is that we have a God who works with what God has.
We Catholics are accustomed to hearing tales of canonized saints: people whose relationships with God and those around them were impeccable. Many demonstrated signs of holiness from their early... more
The disciple of Paul responsible for today's II Timothy passage states one of Christianity's most fundamental truths: "(God) saved us and called us to a holy life"
Three Sunday's ago we delved into the biblical concept of "holy." Today we'll do the same for "called."
Our sacred... more
Have you ever wondered how we got today's first and third readings? Was the Genesis author actually present during the act of creation and the fall of the human race? Did Jesus take a sidekick into the wilderness with him who later told Matthew about his temptations?
I really got uptight... more