A love beyond imagination The scribes in today's Gospel reading (like many other Jews) pictured the Messiah in strictly human terms. He would be a man, they believed, who would deliver them from the alien government that ruled them. Jesus…
1) Opening prayer Father,your love never fails.Hear our call.Keep us from dangerand provide for all our needs.We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,one God, for ever and ever.…
Reach REACH!-meaning "to stretch." It implies an inconvenience. It involves movement. You can't lean back, relax, get comfortable-and then reach, without giving up some of the comfort (at least for a moment). Reaching involves a little extra effort to get…
Reading 1 TB 6:10-11; 7:1BCDE, 9-17; 8:4-9A When the angel Raphael and Tobiah had entered Media and were getting close to Ecbatana,Raphael said to the boy,“Tobiah, my brother!”He replied: “Here I am!”He said: “Tonight we must stay with Raguel, who…
Loving and believing whole-heartedly In our Gospel reading today, Jesus gives us that very familiar commandment to love God with all of our everything, and to love our neighbors as much as we care about ourselves. Loving God and believing…
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