Mark reports that Jesus has come back to his hometown, Nazareth, for the first time since beginning his public ministry.
In my young adult years, it was such a joy to attend Mass with a group of friends who all participated in the same Bible study.
On this weekend we celebrate the feast of Pentecost, which marks the last weekend in Easter.
The Lord tells us this Sunday that he is love, and that we are to remain in his love.
I once heard the Paschal Mystery described succinctly as “dying equals rising.”
When I was a teenager, I attended a workshop on prayer.
Imagine you are the beloved disciple walking next to Jesus as he rides into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday.
The readings for Mass the weekend of March 18 tell of Jesus’ great love for you. It’s that simple. I could almost end this column here.
How is it, today, that the psalmist can say to us, “I believed even when I said I am sorely afflicted” (Psalm 116:10)?
In our first reading, the prophet Isaiah brings an oracle from the Lord that calls us to be attentive to the ever life-giving, forgiving and healing presence of the Lord.