“For now the LORD has spoken who formed me as his servant from the womb … and I am made glorious in the sight of the LORD, and my God is now my strength!” These very strong words of praise in today’s first reading are assigned by the Sacred Liturgy to St. John the Baptist, […]Read more "Your Prophetic Vocation"
One of the joys of the Christmas season we just finished is receiving mail. Most of the time, our mailboxes do not contain many things we would like to receive – just advertisements, bills, and credit card offers. But for about a month, we are transported to another era when our mailboxes are filled with […]Read more "Glorious in God’s Sight"
“If you are what you should be, you will set the world on fire.” These words were written by St. Catherine of Siena, a 14th Century mystic from Italy, and are a fitting response to the words of our Lord in today’s Gospel: “I have come to set the world on fire, and how I […]Read more "Setting the World on Fire"