The reality is that we know very little about author of the Gospel of Mark.
Jesus’ powerful words in the Gospel of Matthew form the basis for the traditional list of the works of mercy.
As Jesus passed on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the customs post. He said to him, “Follow me.” And he got up and followed him.
Dear Father Joe: Why are the Catholic commandments and the words after the Lord’s Prayer different from the Protestants?
Fr. Joe answers questions on Catholic practice vs. Protestant practice.
Forgiveness is not optional in the life of a disciple.
The first Korean-born Catholic priest courageously practiced, spread and died for his faith.
Often when we think about mission, our eyes lift and we scan the horizon.
After the death of her husband, St. Jane Frances de Chantal attended a Lenten program in 1604.
Picking up good holy habits will keep us spiritually healthy.
The author of the Fourth Gospel is generally considered to be St. John. The three Letters of John and the Revelation of John are also attributed to this saint.
The answer to it is really revelatory of the difference between how God is and how we are.
What we look at has the power to change us. Our eyes are like portals to our imagination.
The Gospel of Luke reveals John’s preordained role in salvation history.
The Church needs Catholics who are intentional about withdrawing from the busyness of life.
St. Luke, or Luke the Evangelist, was the most prolific of the Gospel writers.
Mark Wahlberg’s new film “Father Stu” is one of the most theologically interesting films to come out in a long time.
We are called each day to think of and act on the word Love.
Man may forget his Creator or hide far from his face; yet the living and true God tirelessly calls each person.
The life of a generous, hardworking farm laborer who loved God and the land he tended is celebrated around the world as spring planting begins.
As we leave church, my 18-year-old complains that the homily did not speak to him as a teenager.
Now on the occasion of the feast [Pilate] used to release to them one prisoner whom they requested.
Whether we realize it or not, we pray from our experiences.
The Sabbath was entrusted to Israel to keep “as a sign of the irrevocable covenant.”
I love Holy Week. I always look forward to these days steeped in tradition.