Sharing the Word for August 25, 2021
Jesus says what’s wrong with the scribes and Pharisees is that they are hypocrites. To some extent each of us is a hypocrite because none of us expresses in our actions the full limitations of our hearts.
Sunday Soundbite for August 29, 2021
There is a place for law and for structure within our lives as Christians. But we must always keep the purpose in mind–centered on the person of Jesus Christ and his law of love.
Celebrating the Mass in Latin
The other day at Mass, someone told me that the pope has said that priests can no longer celebrate Mass in Latin. Is that true?
Jews and the Death Penalty
The Jewish leaders brought Jesus before Pilate because they said their law would not allow them to put anyone to death. However, earlier in the same Gospel, they were planning to stone a woman caught in adultery. Wasn’t this a death sentence?
Salvation for Extraterrestrials?
Did Jesus visit them also and die again on the cross to free them from sin? I don’t know what we should believe about UFOs and life on other planets.
Cupich: Turn grief over officer’s death into helping community
Hundreds of police officers and other first responders were on hand at St. Rita of Cascia Shrine Chapel the morning of Aug. 19 to pay final respects to Chicago Police Officer Ella French, who was killed in the line of duty Aug. 7.