Dead or Alive?

You say, ‘I am rich; I have acquired wealth and do not need a thing.’ But you do not realize that you are wretched, pitiful, poor, blind and naked. I counsel you to buy from me gold refined in the fire, so you can become rich; and white clothes to wear, so you can cover[read more]

Anxiety and Hospitality

“Do not be afraid.  Go and do as you propose.  But first make me a little cake and bring it to me.  Then you can prepare something for yourself and your son.  For the Lord, the God of Israel, says, ‘The jar of flour shall not go empty, not the jug of oil run dry,[read more]

Faith and Openness of Heart

It is my wish, then, that in every place the people should pray, lifting up holy hands, without anger or argument. 1 Timothy 2: 8 “I tell you, not even in Israel have I found such faith.” Luke 7: 9 In today’s gospel we hear the familiar story of the healing of the servant of[read more]