What the Lord Intends

In the first reading today, we hear from the Book of Wisdom which states: “Who can know God’s counsel, or who can conceive what the Lord intends?” Many of us ponder over these words, coming to the conclusion: who indeed? Yet, God has revealed His desires and intentions for each Read more…

We Must Obey God

We hear the story of the Apostles being questioned by the Sanhedrin for preaching that Jesus was the Messiah. The Apostles had been arrested by the Jewish authorities for teaching about Jesus and healing the sick. However, during the night, an angel had opened the doors and instructed them to Read more…

Be Genuine

In the Gospel passage today, Jesus speaks of many things. These could be considered wisdom sayings, in the tradition of the Jewish wisdom literature found in the Old Testament. Much of what he tells us is based on common sense. Unfortunately, common sense seems to be a rare commodity today. Read more…

Our Story

This is the time of year we gather together as family to celebrate Christmas and enjoy time with family and friends. We often find ourselves telling stories of how things were in the years past. These are the shared memories we cherish and wish to pass on to the younger Read more…

Love your Neighbor

In the first reading from Deuteronomy today Moses tells the people to “Fear the Lord.” The reading goes on to state that if you keep all the statutes and commandments of God you will be blessed with long life. In essence, what we hear is known as the “law of Read more…

Pray for Marriage

Marriage is the focus of the readings today. Genesis tells the story of God creating a suitable partner for the man and Jesus reminds the Pharisees of the design His Father created and His original intent for marriage; the union of man and woman as one flesh. We see that Read more…