Surrendering to His will

Scripture readings for today Scripture says, “I will maintain my covenant with you…to be your God and the God of your descendants.” The readings today focus on the covenant God made with Abraham. What is a covenant? A covenant is “a binding agreement; a compact, a...

Giving our all to Him

Scripture readings for today Part of the Gospel says, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.” I feel it’s easy to read a familiar scripture verse, such as this one, and not really...

The test of love

Scripture readings for today What is the definition of perfect? Having all the required or desirable elements, qualities or characteristics; as good as it is possible to be; absolute; complete.” In the Gospel today, Jesus compares loving our enemies to perfect love....

Our Good Shepherd

Scripture readings for April 12 What are the roles of shepherds? A shepherd is a person who tends, feeds, guards, herds, and protects his flock. The readings today tell us about Jesus’ role in our life as our shepherd. He is there to guard and protect us in our daily...

God Can Use Us All

Scripture readings for March 30 Back in 2006-2007, I spent 9 months serving with NET Ministries based in St. Paul, MN. With NET, Catholic young adults are split up in teams and travel around the country putting on retreats for middle school and high school aged youth....