Sin causes us to want to side with the Evil One, and defend him even to our own detriment. But Jesus insists on binding the Strong Man and, in so…
Theology is not just about the head: it affects what we feel in our hearts about ourselves and others, and what we then do with our hands and our feet…
"Can these bones live?" That was the question the Lord asked Ezekiel. We might ask ourselves the same question: do we believe God can bring life to our own valleys…
"Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into heaven?" Too often our gaze is on the wrong thing, or we are looking for the right thing in the wrong…
Jesus seems to be asking for a lot: that we love one another and bear much fruit. But all of this happens by Christ's command when he names us his…

About the Bible

2018-04-29
The Bible is not a guide to a moral life, a book about interesting things, or a magic talisman. It is the account of God's plan of salvation for the…
"All we like sheep have gone astray," says the Lord speaking through the prophet Isaiah. Thank the Lord that we not-so-good sheep have a Good Shepherd to guide us back…

Fear of Easter

2018-04-01
There are many emotions we might associate with Easter. But the one that shows up most prominently in the gospel accounts is the one we might least expect: fear.

Our Darkest Hour

2018-03-30
Churchill predicted that the UK's battle against Germany would be its finest hour. If so, then Good Friday had to be humanity's darkest.
Today, when we remember the annunciation to Mary and the passion of Jesus, we walk through all the basic human emotions. Jesus understands our emotions, but he also feels them…