St. Paul has made a spectacular claim in this Sunday’s second reading: There is something lacking in Christ’s sufferings. How could this be? How could Christ’s suffering on the Cross be lacking anything? Where could we possibly find a better example of a complete gift of self, a total outpouring of love? What more perfect […]Read more "What is lacking in Christ’s suffering?"
Most of us have probably had the experience of dealing with someone who is annoyingly nitpicky, who insists on fussing over unimportant details to the degree that it’s impossible to get anything done. Maybe it’s the person who insists on correcting every little detail while you’re speaking so that it’s impossible to have a conversation. […]Read more "Humbly Welcoming God’s Word"