Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

“If your hand causes you to sin, cut it off …. If your foot causes you to sin, cut it off … If your eye causes you to sin, pluck ...

Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

“Who do people say that I am? …. Who do you say that I am?” Mk. 8:27&29   Some time ago, a priest was telling me about a church he ...

Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

 A famous Indian Jesuit named Anthony de Mello used to tell the story about “disciples gathered around their master, asking him endless questions about God. And the master would respond ...

Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

“This people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me.” Mk. 7:6 I’m a hypocrite. The meaning of that word comes from what the ancient Greeks ...

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Bread. In today’s America, bread is often served at meals, but it is usually seen as a “starter” or a “side.” In fact, many people who are watching their diets ...

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

“I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in me will never thirst.” Jn: 6:35 No one can ever accuse the Bible ...