“Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord. Hosanna in the Highest!” We know how the rest of the story goes. Jesus—acclaimed as the one who is […]
By John DeCostanza, Jr. On this date 50 years ago, Martin Luther King, Jr. stood on the steps of the Alabama State House in Montgomery and addressed a crowd […]
Two weeks from the celebration of the Resurrection of the Lord, and one week from Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion, the readings from the fourth gospel, John 11, invite […]
“When Joseph awoke, he did as the angel of the Lord had commanded him and took his wife into his home.” (Matthew 1:24A) Two years ago today, on the solemnity […]
St. Patrick’s Day confronts us with the sin of racism and the obligation for those who honor this saint to work to end discrimination.
In today’s first reading, we hear the proclamation of the Ten Commandments offered to the newly freed Israelites (1). The Ten Commandments are God’s gift to the people, providing them […]
By Daniel Cosacchi (Plot spoilers to follow) I might as well admit it right upfront: I am hooked on House of Cards, the Netflix sensation that premiered in 2013. I […]
By Arlene F. Montevecchio The bright white sheets were crisp and comfortable as an industrial-sized fan blew nearby, shielding me from the sweltering sun. A red hibiscus tree beckoned from the […]