Contributed on Aug 9, 2009
Jesus claimed that the bread of Life is his body, and that his body is true food and his blood true drink. We look at three objections to this teaching.
Is This His Body? 19th Sunday in Course If you visit the ruins of the town of Capernaum–and I truly hope you bite the financial bullet and go on pilgrimage to the Holy Land with a Christian guide–you can see what is left of the synagogue built where Jesus preached the vital sermon on the Bread ...read more
Contributed on Jan 12, 2014
In the fight for the right to life from conception to natural death, our biggest weapon is prayer.
Third Sunday after Epiphany EF Third Sunday in Course 2013 The Time Always Right to Do What is Right What does it mean to follow Jesus Christ? For the apostles, it meant abandoning their boats and nets, and literally following in His footsteps, all the way to Pentecost, all the way to their ...read more
Contributed on Aug 18, 2019
A priest was once kneeling as a congregant at Mass and noticed a little five-year-old child in the pew behind. . .
John 6 “Cool” It’s pretty well known among Catholics that Flannery O’Connor, one of the 20th century’s greatest authors, once was invited to dinner when she was young and unknown by a more famous writer at the time, Mary McCarthy. The conversation was a bit stilted due to O’Connor’s fabled ...read more
Contributed on Feb 15, 2020
They are so hungry that they miss the point Jesus is trying to make. Will we miss that point, too?
Tuesday of the 6th Week in Course 2020 “You Just Don’t Get It” I’ve been a teacher pretty much all my career, at all levels except elementary school. So I can empathize with St. James in his epistle, and–although it’s weird to say it–with Jesus as He tries to help His disciples understand the ...read more