“A Warning Sign for the Christian faith” – Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

   Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-8 Psalms 15:2-5 James 1:17-18, 21-22, 27 Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 When Our Blessed Lord said that “evil thoughts” come from us such as “fornication, theft, murder, adultery, coveting, wickedness, deceit, licentiousness, envy, slander, pride, foolishness”, He did not mean to say that we are naturally evil. He meant to say that … Continue reading “A Warning Sign for the Christian faith” – Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

“Encounters with our Lord” – Second Sunday of Lent

Genesis 22: 1-2, 9-13, 15-18 Psalm 116: 10, 15-19 Romans 8: 31-34 Mark 9: 2-10 The gospel passage of the transfiguration illustrates the Christian encounter with God. In the gospel, Jesus led three of His apostles—Peter, James, and John up to the high mountain where He is transfigured into something illuminating. The Messiah has revealed … Continue reading “Encounters with our Lord” – Second Sunday of Lent