The two disciples on the road to Emmaus in today’s reading came to know the Lord in the “breaking of the bread”—the Eucharist....Read more
The story of the raising of Lazarus is more than just an account of a miracle.
The raising and unbinding...Read more
In ancient times, access to a reliable well was essential.
Without a steady supply of clean water, life would be difficult, if...Read more
We tend to believe good times will last forever.
(Just look at what happened before the Great Recession of 2008.)
We begin our Lenten readings in a most appropriate place: the desert.
In the desert, life is stripped to basics and everything,...Read more
In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus lays out many of his basic life teachings.
Several of them are extraordinarily difficult for...Read more
This week’s Gospel is all about the Law.
It starts with the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount, which contains Jesus's...Read more
In order to understand what Jesus is telling us in today’s Gospel, we need to consider what salt and light meant in his...Read more
When Joseph and Mary came to the Temple forty days after Jesus was born in order to fulfill the ritual of the presentation...Read more