A lesson I never forgot

My grandmother explained to me one time what the Incarnation of Jesus was like. I don't mean the Word becoming flesh, the theological explanation that John's Gospel gives us. She was a simple woman, though a wise one. And a pious one. She just wanted to teach one of her visiting granddaughters about the what … Continue reading A lesson I never forgot

Prayers & Fasting, #2

"But law came in, with the result that the trespass multiplied; but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more,┬áso that, just as sin exercised dominion in death, so grace might also exercise dominion through justification┬áleading to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord." - Romans 5:20-21 The state of California is proposing a Constitutional … Continue reading Prayers & Fasting, #2

The Commission

I picked the readings for my husband's and my wedding over 38 years ago. He sort of gave me that honor, I'll say. The Gospel passage I chose for the presiding priest to proclaim during our wedding Mass was entitled in my Bible, "The Great Commission." I thought, "Well, how perfect! I'm marrying a U.S. … Continue reading The Commission