Tag: Scripture

Bible aims to make God’s word more accessible to African-American youth

Bible aims to make God’s word more accessible to African-American youth

| Allana Haynes | December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

A new youth Bible set to hit bookstores this January contains illustrations depicting Jesus as an African-American.

The African American Youth Bible, modeled after the Catholic Youth Bible, contains commentaries, footnotes and artwork geared toward educating young African-Americans about Scripture.

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Daily Scriptures: August 31 – September 14, 2014

Daily Scriptures: August 31 – September 14, 2014

| August 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Aug. 31
Twenty-second Sunday in ordinary time
Jeremiah 20:7-9
Romans 12:1-2
Matthew 16:21-27

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From rock to Satan, the Christian mind must be transformed

From rock to Satan, the Christian mind must be transformed

| Deacon James Stiles | August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Peter believed that Jesus was the Messiah, but he did not understand how the Messiah could undergo such a fate. Like all of us, what Peter needed was a transformation of his mind.

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Daily Scriptures: August 17 – August 31, 2014

Daily Scriptures: August 17 – August 31, 2014

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Aug. 17
Twentieth Sunday in ordinary time
Isaiah 56:1, 6-7
Romans 11:13-15, 29-32
Matthew 15:21-28

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Rediscover: prayer with Scripture

Rediscover: prayer with Scripture

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

– Ancient prayer practice offers simple way to talk to God
– Couple falls head over heels over ‘lectio divina’
– The storyteller

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When we suffer with Jesus, we grow in union with him

When we suffer with Jesus, we grow in union with him

| Deacon Paul Shovelain | March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Have you ever been somewhere, and you didn’t want to leave? That is how St. Peter felt at the Transfiguration, which we hear in this Sunday’s Gospel.

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Daily Scriptures: January 19 – February 2, 2014

Daily Scriptures: January 19 – February 2, 2014

| January 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Jan. 19
Second Sunday in Ordinary Time
Isaiah 49:3, 5-6
1 Corinthians 1:1-3
John 1:29-34

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Like us, Magi are co-heirs of promise of Christmas

Like us, Magi are co-heirs of promise of Christmas

| Sharon Perkins | January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Magi of the Epiphany didn’t travel hundreds of miles to visit a baby — they were seeking the “newborn king of the Jews.”

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Daily Scriptures: September 29 – October 13

Daily Scriptures: September 29 – October 13

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Sept. 29
26th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Amos 6:1a, 4-7
1 Timothy 6:11-16
Luke 16:19-31

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Daily Scriptures: September 15 – September 29

Daily Scriptures: September 15 – September 29

| September 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Sept. 15
24th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Exodus 32:7-11, 13-14
1 Timothy 1:12-17
Luke 15:1-32

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Daily Scriptures: August 18 – September 1, 2013

Daily Scriptures: August 18 – September 1, 2013

| August 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sunday, Aug. 18
20th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Jeremiah 38:4-6, 8-10
Hebrews 12:1-4
Luke 12:49-53

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The boldness of the Word

The boldness of the Word

| Deacon Joseph Kavuma | August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jesus is many times presented as a nice person: kind, compassionate and a ­gentle shepherd.

However, we are reminded this week that Jesus is uncompromising and demanding. God did not send his only Son to entertain us: He came to proclaim and teach the truth, which often collides with our lives.

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