One of my favorite Gospel accounts is the story of the disciples of Emmaus (Luke 24:13-35). I am always touched especially by two verses: Were not our hearts burning within us while he was talking to us on the road? (v. 32), and how he had been made known to them in the breaking of … More The Return Home from Emmaus
Realistically, we may have good cause to be pessimistic about some things, but pessimism must never degenerate into hopelessness, because hope is simply a nonnegotiable for Christians. (Anthony J. Gittins, CSSp) If you develop a strong sense of concern for the wellbeing of all sentient beings, and in particular all human beings, this will … More Images and Quotations (4)
So many inspiring and moving readings on Christmas Day! I apologize for taking these words out of their beautiful context, yet I quote them for our reflection today. The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; upon those who dwelt in the land of gloom, a light has shone. (Isaiah 9:2) … More Merry Christmas!