“Then [Moses] took the blood and sprinkled it on the people, saying, ‘This is the blood of the covenant that the LORD has made with you in accordance with all these words of his.’” This culmination of the story of the ratifying of the covenant between God and the Israelites in the first reading today […]Read more "The Eucharistic Sacrifice"
Judgment. Whenever we hear that word, we tend to cringe. Judgment. It seems to have a very negative connotation. Judgment, to many people, means a harsh decision, a punishment. We are probably reminded of the words of our Lord, “Judge not,lest you be judged.” Many of us have come to associate judging as a sin. […]Read more "Don’t Judge Me!"
“What man among you having a hundred sheep and losing one of them would not leave the ninety-nine in the desert and go after the lost one until he finds it?” Our Lord presents us today with two practical examples of searching for and finding lost things. The second makes sense: A woman who has […]Read more "Allowing God to Find Us"
As we gaze upon the Most Holy Eucharist, the true Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity of our Lord Jesus Christ, these words from Our Lord’s last discourse to His Apostles before His Passion in the Gospel according to St. John have a particular significance. When we look upon the Eucharist, exposed in the monstrance under […]Read more "The Eucharist as a sign of God’s Mercy"