Sunday's Readings

The Heart of the Multitude

Easter 2Acts 4:32-35 • Ps. 1331 John 1:1-2:2 • John 20:19-31A quick conversion illustrated: the enthroned ego leading a chaotic life is replaced by an enthroned Christ who puts one’s daily agenda in manageable ... Read more...

‘Mary!’

Easter DayActs 10:34-43 or Isa. 25:6-9Ps. 118:1-2, 14-241 Cor. 15:1-11 or Acts 10:34-43John 20:1-18 or Mark 16:1-8Throw the seed of the Resurrection along the path, but do not expect the blade, the ear, and the... Read more...

The Current of Salvation

Palm SundayIs. 50:4-9a • Ps. 31:9-16 • Phil. 2:5-11Mark 14:1-15:47 or Mark 15:1-39 (40-47)The liturgical resources and ap­pointed readings are extraordinarily rich. Here I turn only to St. Mark. This particular... Read more...

Hearing and Returning

The Second Sunday in LentGen. 17:1-7, 15-16 • Ps. 22:22-30Rom. 4:13-25 • Mark 8:31-38The trouble with Peter, and the reason he is momentarily called Satan, is that he does not “sense” the things of God. And alt... Read more...