Given how quickly the lectionary moves away from post-Easter events, it is tempting to think we “run out” of stories of the risen Christ. Yet the Church is encouraging us to re-evaluate Jesus’s whole life […]
Third Sunday of Easter: A Ghost Does Not Have Flesh and Bones
I imagine it was quite the surprise for Cleopas and his unnamed companion. They had just hustled back from Emmaus to tell the other disciples about Jesus, who spoke with them on the way and […]
Lent is About Baptism
“Lent is about baptism.” This phrase was the thread running through the homilies of my parish priest several years ago, and today’s readings highlight it again for me. Water is a tricky element. From Genesis […]
The Exaltation of Humility
Reflection on the readings for the Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time. It’s amazing how quickly I identify myself with the crowds and disciples Jesus speaks to in this week’s gospel passage. I oblige willingly as […]
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