Thursday of the Ninth Week of Ordinary Time

Today’s readings If you’ve ever been to one of our school Masses here at Notre Dame, you know that I’m almost always telling the children that God loves them.  I feel like that might be the most important thing we ever learn about God; and that if we learn it – really learn it –… Continue reading Thursday of the Ninth Week of Ordinary Time

Thursday of the Fourth Week of Easter 

Today’s readings Today’s readings are full of messengers. In the first reading, Paul is a messenger bringing news of the real meaning of the ancient Scriptures in light of the death and resurrection of Jesus. And he speaks of another messenger, John the Baptist, who paved the way for the coming of Jesus by preaching… Continue reading Thursday of the Fourth Week of Easter 

Thursday of the Fourth Week of Easter

Today’s readings “Don’t shoot the messenger!” That’s our colloquial way of saying that the words we speak to someone come from someone else; they are not our ideas. Most of us have probably said that to someone at some time when giving them bad news. But that doesn’t work for we who are followers of… Continue reading Thursday of the Fourth Week of Easter

Thursday of the Fourth Week of Easter

Today’s readings “Don’t shoot the messenger!” That’s our colloquial way of saying that the words we speak to someone come from someone else; they are not our ideas. Most of us have probably said that to someone at some time. But that doesn’t work for we who are followers of Christ. Yes, we are messengers.… Continue reading Thursday of the Fourth Week of Easter

Friday of the Second Week of Lent

Today’s readings Jesus tells us today a parable about himself – he is the son whose inheritance the tenants wanted to steal. And that’s how the leaders of Judaism saw it in those days. If Jesus were out of the way, they’d still be able to “corner the market” on religious leadership, unchallenged by his… Continue reading Friday of the Second Week of Lent

Thursday of the Fourth Week of Easter

Today's readings [display_podcast] Today’s readings are full of messengers.  In the first reading, Paul is a messenger bringing news of the real meaning of the ancient Scriptures in light of the death and resurrection of Jesus.  And he speaks of another messenger, John the Baptist, who paved the way for the coming of Jesus by… Continue reading Thursday of the Fourth Week of Easter