Pope Francis has called for priests to be “pastoral rather than political” when faced with the question of who can receive communion. But what the holy father is perhaps unwittingly calling for is actually contrary to good pastoral care. At its heart it is a betrayal of the entire fold.
Have we lost the basic understanding of the nature and power of Love?
This quote from Mark Chapter 1 is from one of my favorite narratives in the Gospels. Jesus knows that we are unclean, that we are broken, that we are injured. He knows these things, and his heart […]
The knowledge that God provides perfectly and generously for us should bring us great peace when we are tempted to follow the world’s course of dwelling on the things we don’t have.
When Mary says “Let it be done to me according to thy word”, was she only talking about how she would conceive and give birth to Jesus, or might she have been saying much more?