Peter’s house is perfectly situated on the shore – prime real estate for a commercial fisherman. Peter has an established and successful business with partners and others in his employ. Then he meets Jesus. Jesus and his mother Mary are Read More …

Jesus chooses to read a passage from the Prophet Isaiah that revealed that the Messiah will have a heart for those who are oppressed, for those who find themselves captive to man or to sin. When the Messiah appears, the Read More …

The Scriptures for today focus our attention on the importance and power of the Word of God and its challenge for us today. As members of Christ’s Mystical Body, we share in the freeing, saving mission of Jesus. However, even Read More …

This week we are at a wedding in Cana where Jesus reveals his Divine power by his first miracle, transforming water into wine. Pope St. John Paul II gave us a beautiful gift when he introduced the Luminous Mysteries of Read More …

The liturgical season of Christmas comes to a conclusion this Sunday with the celebration of the Baptism of the Lord. This great event marks the beginning of Jesus’ public ministry. Jesus’ Baptism reminds us of our IDENTITY. It reminds us Read More …

“Lumen requirunt lumine”. These evocative words from a liturgical hymn for the Epiphany speak of the experience of the Magi: following a light, they were searching for the Light. The star appearing in the sky kindled in their minds and Read More …

Every New Year’s Day, the Church celebrates the feast of Mary, the Mother of God. On this Solemnity of Mary, not only does it speak of her role as a mother but it also expresses and celebrates her role as Read More …

Mary, Joseph and Jesus model for us the life of the Holy Family. Joseph exhibited great trust in God and demonstrated intense devotion and love in caring for Mary and Jesus. Mary, too, showed tremendous faith in God and trusted Read More …

Christmas is a time filled with many exciting things – there are family gatherings and giving of gifts. But more than anything else, Christmas must be seen as a time for us to step back and take in the deep Read More …

God’s sign is his humility. God’s sign is that he makes himself small; he becomes a child; he lets us touch him and he asks for our love. How we would prefer a different sign, an imposing, irresistible sign of Read More …