Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersSeptember 18, 2020
Jesus draws on his Jewish heritage to affirm tradition and shine a light on what is most important: love.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersSeptember 18, 2020
The parable of the wedding banquet provides insights into how to enter and remain in the kingdom of heaven.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersSeptember 18, 2020
Jesus provokes his listeners to focus on important matters rather than seeking to justify themselves.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersSeptember 18, 2020
During a time of much disagreement and uncertainty, today’s readings offer a few reminders.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersAugust 21, 2020
The parable reminds us that just labor practices are a pro-life issue that should be considered as we discern our election choices.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersAugust 21, 2020
In today’s reading, the entire community is given authority to hold its members to account and rectify wrongful acts.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersAugust 21, 2020
Actions reveal character and intention more than words do.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersAugust 21, 2020
This problematic parable teaches the importance of mercy, asking for help and granting relief to those in need.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersJuly 17, 2020
Today’s Gospel is another reminder of God’s inclusive generosity.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersJuly 17, 2020
The readings reveal the importance of openness to hearing the truth and of thinking critically about who is given power.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersJuly 17, 2020
Today’s Gospel includes events, instructions and revelations that help train the disciples to be future leaders.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersJuly 17, 2020
Scripture provides helpful insights about power and authority.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersJune 26, 2020
We must struggle together to deliver the society we want to see.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersJune 26, 2020
Telling people suffering victimization to wait for a future reckoning only does further harm and fails to promote God’s kingdom.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersJune 26, 2020
We can pray that our leaders seek wisdom and understanding, but we must also exercise our right to vote for those who have demonstrated these qualities.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersJune 12, 2020
Romans takes notions of physical burdens of the flesh and calls for believers to focus instead on the Spirit of God within them.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersJune 12, 2020
The rewards for accepting the Gospel are awesome, but the demands are hefty. Belief is not passive or easy.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersMay 29, 2020
Despite their ominous tone, the readings encourage trust and belief in God.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersMay 29, 2020
In this time without Communion, we seek alternative ways to honor this day.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersMay 15, 2020
Each of Luke's accounts highlights aspects of the Spirit’s role in propelling the Christian movement forward after the resurrection.