With the celebration this weekend of Independence Day, we remember that God’s mercy can be witnessed in both the freedom he offers us . . . and the way he loves us.Read more
At the Last Supper, Jesus gave us what could be called his final, “death bed” request.Read more
One of the most popular features in The New York Times is called “Sunday Routine.” Each Sunday, the paper details the hour-by-hour activities that describe how a celebrity typically spends the day of rest.
It’s the first feature I turn to, even though the featured persons are uniformly and vomit-inducingly pretentious.Read more
In his first letter to the Corinthians, St. Paul recounts the number of persons who saw the risen Christ. In addition to the Apostles and the women, “he appeared to more than five hundred brothers and sisters at one time.” [1 Cor 15: 3-8]
Even with this witness, Jesus gave great encouragement directly to us 2,000 years later when he said, “Blessed are those who have not seen and have believed.”Read more
I’m writing this blog post on Thanksgiving Day, at my wife’s bedside in Cape Cod Hospital, where she is recovering from a severe reaction to a new chemotherapy.Read more