Posts Tagged ‘scripture’

Gaining True Wisdom from the Word of God

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Tweet Share Pin1 +11 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble “Whatever you ask I shall give you” (2 Chronicles 1:7; 1 Kings 3:5). If we could have anything, if this was said to us or in making birthday wishes, how would we respond? When God said this to new King Solomon, he asked for “wisdom […] [Read more]

The Holy Mass: The Liturgy of the Word

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Tweet Share Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble Jesus began his public ministry with the reading of scripture and teaching in the synagogue (Luke 4:14-30).  In particular, in Nazareth he read a scroll from Isaiah (61:1-2):  “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me,” he began, and when he finished, he explained the […] [Read more]

‘Ask the Cardinal’: Finding Time to Pray

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Tweet Share22 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble During a recent event at the Newseum sponsored by the John Carroll Society –  a conversation with Fox News Channel’s Bret Baier on the topic, “Catholicism and our Challenging World Today” – I was asked a variation of the following question.  My answer is adapted […] [Read more]

Saint Mark and Holy Scripture

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Tweet Share29 Pin +12 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble Today, we celebrate the feast of Saint Mark the Evangelist, who is symbolically depicted in Christian literature and art by a lion.  Saint Jerome reports that “Mark the disciple and interpreter of Peter wrote a short gospel at the request of the brethren at Rome […] [Read more]

The Bible as Summer Reading – Praying with Sacred Scripture

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Tweet Share Pin2 +11 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble For many people, part of planning for vacation is heading off to the bookstore or the library or logging on to to purchase books for your reading pleasure. Some people work on a list throughout the year and know exactly what they want to […] [Read more]