The key word in our readings today is "glory."
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In today's Gospel, Jesus promises us an Advocate, the Spirit of Truth, who will be with us always. It matters not how sinful or undeserving we think we are; the Spirit is always going to be a part of our life.
When I was a child, it seemed to me that everyday life everyday human experience was somehow paper-thin, or lacking an essential dimension.
Imagine you're a student sitting in a classroom. The teacher turns to the class and says, "I'm sure I don't need to tell you what kind of questions will appear on the final examination tomorrow. Of course you all have a very good idea of what to expect." But you realize, with horror, that you...
Pondering Peter's statement in this Sunday's Second Reading, a memory was triggered by his comment about building a spiritual house and carefully setting the cornerstone.
This Sunday is Good Shepherd Sunday, for it begins a series of Sunday Gospels on Jesus as our Good Shepherd.
In the Gospel for Sunday, Jesus suddenly appears beside two men who are walking dejectedly back home to their village. All their dreams and hopes are dashed. But for some reason, they did not recognize Jesus. They were seeing him, but not seeing him.
The two travelers on the road to Emmaus knew all about the fate that Jesus had suffered in Jerusalem.