There are three reasons why I like the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul
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Here in America, famous criminals often discover Jesus in jail. Stock market swindlers, venal banking executives and unscrupulous politicians tend to see the light, renounce their evil ways, and be born again.
On Notre Dame's campus, there is a statue of the Sacred Heart that faces the Main Building. On the plinth of the statue are the words in Latin: "Venite Ad Me Omnes." "Come to me, all of you." The arms of Christ are open wide, anticipating the embrace with which he will gather all humanity to...
It sometimes feels like we are living in dark, difficult times in the United States.
This coming weekend is yet another special celebrationreplacing the Ordinary Sunday: "The Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ" or Corpus Christi, as it used to be called.
One really can't preach about the Trinity. Even the great theologians of the Church have trouble explaining the concept. But more and more I believe that it is good to simply celebrate the presence of the Persons of the Trinity in our lives.
St. Augustine was arguably the greatest theologian in the history of the Church.
May the Holy Spirit lead us into all truth.
One of the most striking things about the first Pentecost is how so many people heard the Apostles speaking in their own language. Pentecost was a miracle of mutual understanding.
In most dioceses of the U.S., this coming Sunday marks the Solemnity of the Ascension it was moved to Sunday from Thursday several years ago.