The Lord’s Prayer plays a solemn role in the Church’s liturgy. Everything you could ever rightly pray for is included in it.
God is a low-key God. If we want to get through to Him it has to be on His wavelength--that is, in quiet and in secret.
The call to be perfect is a call to be inclusive. We are called to love our neighbor because God is good and wants everyone to enjoy His goodness.
Doing violence to others solves nothing even when the violence is in response to injustice. All that makes sense is generosity and forgiveness.
Today's reading is an account of the call of Elisha to share in Elijah's prophetic mission. God calls all of us in various ways to offer support to one another.
In the Sermon on the Mount Jesus offers a series of situations in which the demands of the law are superseded by his demands.
The purpose of the law and the prophets was to foster and deepen our relationship with God. Jesus' teaching brings the law and the prophets to a new level of meaning.
Just as salt and light give zest and flavor to life, believers give good flavor and brightness to the world around them.
Barnabas was not one of the twelve apostles, but his role in the early Church was so significant that Church tradition still calls him an apostle.
Mary loves us because Jesus loves us and wants to bring us to salvation. She is determined to lead us where Jesus wants us to go.