Jesus is I AM

Scripture readings for April 8 The first time I read today’s gospel from John 8, it seemed to me that Jesus was speaking in riddles. Jesus was addressing the Pharisees. His words puzzled them as well. The Pharisees were made up of mostly middle class businessmen who...

Obedience is Mission

Daily readings for March 26 ‘Obedience is mission: “I have come into this world to do the will of my Father, who has sent me.” Where there is no obedience, there is no virtue; where there is no virtue there is no good; where good is wanting, there is...

I Call to the Lord

Scripture readings for March 13 It’s April 2013. My 18-month-old son has a high fever and is no longer walking. He is being examined in the pediatric ER of a local hospital. My husband is 2000 miles away in Boston on business. It is nearing midnight. The pediatrician...