The Light of St. Lucy

The Light of St. Lucy

Advent is full of great feast days, including today’s feast of St. Lucy whose name literally means “light.” St. Lucy’s (283-304 A.D.) life and death were a shining light in the darkness of the secular Sicily where she lived. After her mother was healed through the...
Grab the cloak!

Grab the cloak!

From this Sunday’s Gospel: There was a woman afflicted with hemorrhages for twelve years. She had suffered greatly at the hands of many doctors and had spent all that she had. Yet she was not helped but only grew worse. What needless suffering we endure!...
St. Peter, Slave No More

St. Peter, Slave No More

When unable to memorize information, humans tend to create a Cliffs-Notes version (or ‘dynamic equivalent’ – whichever you prefer) in their brain so that they might at least have some reference they can recall.  So, too, whether it is Jesus’...

Questioning the Lord

Who do you think you are?  What gives you the right?  Most questions have answers, but occasionally the person with a Q isn’t looking for an A. In the first chapter of the gospel of Luke, we find two questions that, on the surface, appear similar, but the...