A Living Organism

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: 7-2-17 Peace be with You, Last weekend the focus of our conversation was twofold.  On the one hand, we spoke of what fear of the Lord really means, contrasting its character of awestruck wonder with the more readily understood meaning of fear.  On the other hand, we discussed that though we have now transitioned into what is termed “Ordinary Time” on the Church’s liturgical calendar, there is no such thing as “ordinary” time in our lives; i.e. there is n...
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An Honest Look in the Mirror

            Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time: 6-12-16 Peace be with You, Last week in the episode of the raising of the widow’s son, we were reminded that, not only does Jesus desire to accompany us in our difficult moments, but he wishes to transform them for the good.  This week, the transformational power Jesus has on our lives is again on display as he meets a woman at dinner. If we take an honest look at this Sunday’s gospel readi...
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