At the Eucharist, the Holy Spirit unites us as the Body of Christ. With the Spirit's help, we can take a message of joy and hope in Jesus to the world.
If skepticism in the face of the many disappointments we face in the world has begun to invade our religious life, today is a good time to refocus our hopes.
Our world seems often to be at the mercy of the forces of evil. Christians are a people who live in the world, yet await God's revelation of a new and glorious world to come.
Christ our King has identified completely with those who are hungry, thirsty, homeless, without clothing, in need of healing or imprisoned.
In our faith communities we’re challenged to find ways to discover the gifts each person has, and to discover how to put them at the service of the Kingdom.
In today's Gospel reading Matthew warned his community that all of its members needed to be prepared for the Lord's eventual return.
Jesus condemns those who do not practice what they preach; who forget that service in love is what leaders in the community must embody.
In the Book of Exodus, God tells us that our conduct toward people who are vulnerable must be tempered by recalling our own human condition.
Christians have an obligation to be good citizens. But God can and will call on us for a response which comes first.
Jesus taught us how God gives sinners another chance. But we must take the Kingdom--and our participation in it--very seriously.