I serve an all-powerful God

I have been preaching a lot about how fundamentalist Christians tend to serve a small God. They put him in a box and believe that God cannot function or exist outside their limited understanding of God. And this Sunday’s readings continue that theme. We have two stories of women in distress that Jesus finds himself … Read more

Eucharistic Graces

This Sunday we celebrate the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, or the Body and Blood of Christ. This solemnity honors the heart of the Catholic faith, the Eucharist. From the Eucharist flows the graces and love of God into our hearts and souls. For some reason, there are clergy and churches that believe we should gate-keep … Read more

The real Gospel of Jesus

This Sunday we celebrate the birth of the church. Pentecost is considered the day when the church was born. The Holy Spirit came upon the apostles, and they were given the courage to go out and proclaim the Gospel. Today, we as Christians have lost our direction. We have people like Harrison Butker who work … Read more

God is Love

God is love. That is the message of this weekend’s readings. And that same love is the love we are commanded to share with our neighbors. Jesus is very clear, “This is my commandment: love one another as I love you. No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s … Read more