The Fabric of Happiness

Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time: 2-12-17 Peace be with You, Over the last couple of weekends we have been exploring the understanding of Jesus Christ, the Son of God incarnate, as the Light of the world.  Moreover, we have been deepening our understanding of what it means for us to be participants in and bearers of the Light that is Christ.  Three weekends ago we saw that to say Christ is the Light is to say that he is the Truth, the metaphor of light functioning as a means of communicating ...
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Climbing the Ladder of Beatitude

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time: 1-29-17 Peace be with You, This weekend our readings invite us to pick up right where we left off our lesson as to how we are to live in imitation of the Lamb of God.  But first let’s recall what we have learned over the past couple of Sundays.  To begin, two weeks ago, we found that as individuals created through the Son in imago Dei, it is in accordance with our nature to respond to the gift of life eucharistically, i.e. with a disposition of thanksgiving ...
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A Singular Desire

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: 6-26-16 Peace be with You, Last week Jesus asked us a question: Who do you say that I am?  We had arrived at a point where we could answer that question after witnessing the transformational power Jesus can have on our lives.  Today, we find out just how pervasive Jesus desires this transformation to be within our lives. Follow me, we hear Jesus call to some people as he travels along His journey to Jerusalem.  The individuals hesitate, the latter say...
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