Resurrection

Scripture readings for today You can never be too dead for a resurrection. These are the profound words that I read while scrolling through twitter the other day. For some reason the sentiment stopped me in my tracks.  You can never be too dead for a resurrection. ...

Our Faith is alive

Scripture readings for today Today’s first reading brings me back to an acclamation that I bet I’ve heard at Mass at least a hundred times in my life. “I saw water flowing from the right side of the temple, Alleluia Alleluia…” It’s funny how there...

A pain-free Lent is a gain-free Lent

Scripture readings for today But my trust is in you, O LORD; I say, “You are my God.” In your hands is my destiny; rescue me from the clutches of my enemies and my persecutors. Save me, O Lord, in your kindness. You know, there’s something to be said for having a bad...

Follow God’s Rules

Scripture readings for today “If anyone wishes to come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake with save it.” Luke 9:22 The reading, responsorial...

In Our Darkest Hour

Scripture readings for April 15 Paul and I recently had one of our scariest parenting episodes to date, something involving a brush with pure evil and the innocence of one of our children. It was scary, but also good. Because God, in his merciful love, helped us...