Posts Tagged ‘Book of Genesis’

God’s Covenant with His Children

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Anyone who reads the Book of Genesis carefully will notice the prominence of the theme of “covenant.” As summarized in the Catechism, God repeatedly makes covenants: with Noah, with Abraham, with Abraham’s son Isaac, and with his son Jacob (CCC 54-73). Indeed, the theme pervades the Old Testament, as God makes covenants with the people […] [Read more]

Divine Revelation in the Creation Story: Humanity is Made for Love

Monday, February 9th, 2015

The readings for daily Mass over the next several days tell the story of creation, but the picture they paint is one of the human experience throughout history. As we approach the season of Lent, I invite you to meditate with the Church on the profound revelation about God’s creative plan for humanity contained in […] [Read more]