All three Scripture readings remind us that every person has value. Every life matters.
Here is a special message of encouragement to parents with children living at home and to parents with children on their own. This message is on the Feast of the Holy Family.
In offering hospitality, God wants us to be open to the unknown, recognizing what others may need from us.
Being a peacemaker means that we need to weigh the hurt from offenses against us, versus what really matters in the end when we meet the Lord. Fr Eric explains in the homily.
The gift of peace is not just found when our lives are smooth and we have no worries. It is found even in our challenging moments. Fr Eric says look at St Paul’s letter to the Philippians as an example of having peace even in difficult moments.
The season of Advent can remind us that the opposite of impatience is…….affirmation. What does that mean? Fr Eric offers an insight for Advent/Christmas season.
Jesus came to testify to the truth. In the Scriptures, people use these principles to discern truth. Is it 1) reliable 2) faithful 3) constant 4) certain 5) secure 6) permanent 7) honest.
Two widows in the Sunday readings give from their poverty. In a vulnerable, lowly life they trust God at their lowest point. God visits us in our lives even when we feel empty and there is nothing more we can give.
Love and Legalism can not be side by side. Legalism puts limits on love. Love of God and neighbor must be immeasurable.
We all have a different image of who God is for us. Today’s readings give us a powerful image of who God really is.