FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
Today’s readings challenge us to think about how we react to complex and difficult matters.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
As the world is filled with much suffering, we are called to action.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
Mary’s song offers us a model for how to pray.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
Treating one another with dignity and respect are conditions of an authentic imitation of God.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
When Jesus offered bread and fish to the multitudes, he modeled behavior that we are called to emulate.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
Today’s reading gives biblical examples of expecting and accepting rejection and persevering despite the obstacles.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
Jesus responds to needs quickly and effectively, demonstrating selflessness, adaptability and concern for the welfare of others.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
Today’s readings teach several important points about leadership: the need for rest, retreat and recovery, and compassion.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
The readings remind us to be realistic and recognize that not everyone will respond favorably.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
Today’s stories offer important reminders of the power of faith to overcome even the most difficult of circumstances.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
We also get a behind-the-scenes perspective of Jesus’ interaction with the disciples.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
We get a behind-the-scenes perspective of Jesus’ interaction with the disciples.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
As we examine today’s readings, we should be mindful of the significance of the Eucharist as a means to encounter God.
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.