Just as children are totally dependent on their parents, we are totally dependent on God for membership in the kingdom.
God intends marriage to be permanent and monogamous. People who do not respect the nature of marriage are committing adultery.
We owe love to our neighbor because God loves us and calls us to share His love with others. We mustn't put limits on our neighbor's claim to forgiveness from us.
Mary represents the whole people of God. We cannot properly venerate the Blessed Mother without including Christ and the Church.
We should not be surprised that we will have suffering and death in our lives. They are part of our human existence.
The disciples have faith that consists in understanding and assent. But they need the faith that involves trust in the power of Jesus.
Most of us are not called to give up our lives for our faith. Yet all of us are called to struggle as part of our life of faith.
The Lord loves each of us for our “specialness.” The Church is built on each one of us differently--according to our capabilities.
If we are going to benefit from what is being offered by Jesus and his apostles, we have to be receptive and keep asking Jesus for what we need.
We are not at the mercy of the forces of evil. The Lord is in charge, and the Lord will take care of us.