Free from Anxiety: Saints and Scripture Sunday

Saints and Scripture Sunday

John 14:27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give it to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid. Each week at Mass, as we hear a version of these words during the Prayer of Peace, I feel a huge sigh […]

Feeding the Sheep: Saints and Scripture Sunday

Saints and Scripture Sunday

He said to him the third time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” Peter was distressed that he had said to him a third time, “Do you love me?” and he said to him, “Lord, you know everything; you know that I love you.” Jesus said to him, “Feed my sheep.” When I […]

Mercy Begins at Home: Saints and Scripture Sunday

Saints and Scripture Sunday

Matthew 9:10-13 And as he sat at dinner in the house, many tax collectors and sinners came and were sitting with him and his disciples. When the Pharisees saw this, they said to his disciples, “Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?” But when he heard this, he said, “Those who are […]

Fighting Feelings of Discouragement: Saints and Scripture Sunday

Saints and Scripture Sunday

Isaiah 40:31 but those who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint. This winter, I decided it was time to finally get back on the road and run. Running clears my head and […]

The End of an Era:Saints and Scripture Sundays

Saints and Scripture Sunday

Matthew 25:23 His master replied, “Well done, good and faithful servant.” … During my years as a Catholic, I’ve grown to love and admire our Popes. I watched as Blessed Pope John Paul II cherished our youth in the Catholic Church, mourned as he grew older and weaker, and wept with the world at the […]