Sunday Soundbite for February 5, 2023
Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Cycle AFebruary 5, 2023 Our First Reading today always causes me to smile. Back in the 1970’s, I belonged to a Christian mime group. In white face make-up and gaudy suspenders, we acted out Bible …
God Calls Us to Be Woke
Reflect To be “woke” is a term derived from the civil rights movement—it is an invitation to be alert of our own hidden prejudices and biases. Our faith also calls us to be “woke.” To be “awake” as a Christian …
Making God Too Small
At the start of any year, I am usually focused on St. Francis of Assisi and his wonderful appreciation of God and the natural world.
Living with a Soft Heart
Our well-being is grounded in grace. And grace is a voice much bigger than all the other attachments where we may park value or significance.
Sharing the Word for January 30, 2023 – Fourth Week in Ordinary Time – Year 1
Monday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time January 30, 2023Daily Reading from the USCCB: Hebrews 11:32-40 These men and women of heroic faith had confidence in God’s promise despite the effort it entailed. Yet they did not receive what …
Christian quarter targeted as Jerusalem spirals into weekend of violence
Following a rampage of a radical Jewish gang in the Christian Quarter of Jerusalem’s Old City on the evening of Jan. 26, the Assembly of the Catholic Ordinaries in the Holy Land called on political and religious authorities to bring civil and religious life in Jerusalem back to “greater serenity.