First Sunday of Advent

“They shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks; one nation shall not raise the sword against another, nor shall they train for war again …. ...

Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

“This is the King of the Jews.” Lk 23:38 Throughout the Middle Ages, the Church adopted many of the trappings we associate with people of power. As a consequence, little ...

Thirty – Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

“ … not a hair on your head will perish. By your endurance you will secure your lives.” Lk. 21:19 It’s that time of the church year again – the ...

Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

“he is not God of the dead, but of the living, for him all are alive.” Lk 20:38 After the untimely death of his four-year-old son, Eric Clapton wrote a ...

Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

“… and he fell at the feet of Jesus and thanked him. He was a Samaritan.” Lk 17:16 One of the great mystics of the Church, Meister Eckhart, once wrote: ...

Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

“O Lord, how long shall I cry for help, and you will not listen? Or cry to you ‘Violence!’ and you will not save? Why do you make me see ...