Posts Tagged ‘charity’

Faithfully Abiding in the Love and Truth of the Lord

Monday, June 1st, 2015

The reading for today from Mark’s Gospel tells us the cautionary and prophetic parable about a landowner, whom we know to be God, planting a vineyard and entrusting it to tenant farmers to produce a harvest. But the tenants were not faithful stewards. Instead, they sought to use the vineyard for their own purposes, even […] [Read more]

Saint Rose of Lima and Our Unity in Christ

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

The birth of the Church at Pentecost is a snapshot of the world’s first universally welcoming family (Acts 2:9-11).  From that first moment, the Church has been multicultural and inclusive, that is to say, catholic, a word that comes from the Greek, katholikos, which means “universal.”  Incorporated within the Body of Christ is every ethnic […] [Read more]

Mary: Mother of the Church

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

We have been reflecting on Mary as a model for the evangelizer by examining three distinct characteristics of evangelization.  Catholic evangelization is marked by a deep sense of conversion.  All of us are called to a deeper relationship with the risen Lord and all of us can live our faith more fully.  Just as Mary […] [Read more]