The Gospel reading for Thursday of Week 11 contains Jesus’ teaching on prayer, which we have come to call the “Our Father.”
It is probably natural that we wonder “How am I doing?” And many of us tend too easily to lean toward the negative and think less of ourselves than might be accurate.
Recently we have seen many reports of strange, dangerous and violent behavior. One doesn’t know if these are increasing or if the reporting has increased.
In the Catholic calendar, now that Pentecost is past, we return to “Ordinary Time.” In Church language, “ordinary” here simply means a way of counting days and weeks, using the “ordinal” numerals: first, second, third, and so forth.
Signs of Spring
In recent years I have been thinking that it’s important for us to look and look again at familiar things so that we really see and appreciate them.
Living the Resurrection
In the Catholic calendar we have come to the Fourth Week of Easter. We are reminded that Easter is not just a day, but a season.