FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
We are encouraged to encounter God in our lives and share those experiences with others through our words and actions.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
We remember the important role of the Spirit in guiding and sustaining faith after Jesus’ resurrection.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
Jesus’ final prayer implores the disciples to be confident that he has assured their care.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
By working to end hate and division, we show our love for one another.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
Jesus asks the Father in heaven for protection for the disciples, which reveals the perils of discipleship.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
Jesus emphasizes the selflessness of the shepherd, insisting that he volunteers to protect his flock.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
Jesus teaches the apostles by opening their minds to understand the Scriptures.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
Divine Mercy Sunday reminds us to pray for God’s compassion and forgiveness and to afford the same to one another.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
The reactions of the early Christian witnesses are a mixture of fear, faith, confusion and understanding.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
The readings remind us of requirements that come with membership in a community of faith.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
As we try to recover from years of lies and their effects, we must all come to grips with reality.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
As we near the end of Lent, today we hear of a more intimate covenant with God.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
Many people who walked with Jesus are unnamed in the Gospels. They offer us models for living as Christian witnesses.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
Today’s readings inspire us to be mindful and attuned to all of creation and the ways that we support or harm our fellow creatures.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
Today’s Gospel prompts us to honor, appreciate and thank the many people who have been healers in our midst,
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
Today’s readings remind us we are not alone in our quest for understanding and clarity.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
The Gospel reminds us to treat all people, especially the sick, with dignity, care and respect.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
Today is an excellent opportunity to reflect on Mary’s presence in the Gospels as we honor her as the mother of God.
In a dark room, a wooden manger sits in a beam of light pouring through a window
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
At the end of a difficult year, the readings for Christmas Masses during the day offer us needed comfort and hope.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
The Gospel shows how Jesus preaches: through words and actions.