I've traveled all over North America serving the Church during the last 25 years, and I've learned a few things. The most important being the fact that our parishes are filled with amazing, generous, gifted men and women who are not yet disciples of Jesus Christ--not...read more >
Sometimes we take for granted the amazing gift that Jesus offers us in His Body & Blood. When we do that, we end up simply consuming the Eucharist rather than entering into the consummation that Jesus desires.
Jesus' family members allowed their preconceived notions of "the Son of Mary" to blind them to His true identity and deafen them to His message of Salvation. Have we allowed our familiarity with Church to blind us and deafen us in similar ways? Have we become too...read more >
The theological significance of the Ascension is so rich that it can become easy to miss the radical invitation at the heart of this solemnity: What Jesus is by nature, he invites us to become by offering us His life!