Posts Tagged ‘crucifix’

Saint Mark the Evangelist

Friday, April 24th, 2015

When Pope Benedict XVI celebrated his Papal Mass in 2008 at Nationals Park in Washington, the dramatic large crucifix over the altar fittingly came from Saint Mark the Evangelist Church in Hyattsville. Like the evangelist whose Gospel shares the Good News of Jesus, that magnificent crucifix, along with the Eucharist celebrated at the altar at […] [Read more]

Bringing the Gospel of Mercy to Every Person

Sunday, April 12th, 2015

A dramatic scene often appearing in movies and television dramas is the moment when the guilty person “throws himself on the mercy of the court” and begs forgiveness, pardon, and a lighter sentence from the judge. What heightens the drama is the uncertainty of the response. The judge does not always temper justice with mercy. […] [Read more]