Faith The Word
Michael SimoneAugust 09, 2019
Banquets can be status displays--or a chance to share with those who cannot repay us.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneAugust 09, 2019
Our faith and struggle continue Christ's work of salvation.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneJuly 26, 2019
Every heart turned to Christ brings a little more of the fiery divine presence into the world.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneJuly 26, 2019
Luke reminds us that everything we have is temporary and that we will have to account for ourselves when we meet Christ.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneJuly 12, 2019
Material goods can provide the illusion of present control and future security.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneJuly 12, 2019
To pray as Jesus did draws our attention to the subtle evidence of God’s kingdom taking shape.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneJune 28, 2019
By performing the good work of hospitality, Abraham glimpsed the face of God.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneJune 28, 2019
To follow Christ means to lift up our brothers and sisters with extravagance like the good Samaritan’s and compassion like Jesus’ own.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneJune 14, 2019
Jesus’ determination to travel to Jerusalem is the pivot on which Luke’s Gospel turns.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneJune 14, 2019
Taking up the proclamation of God’s reign placed the disciples in an unexpectedly rich relationship with God and the world.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneMay 31, 2019
Christians who continue Christ’s mission make the divine presence felt in even the most hostile of places.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneMay 31, 2019
With a faith like that of our biblical ancestors, we can find in Christ’s body, blessed and broken for us, the source of everything we need.
Green mountaintop
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneMay 17, 2019
The disciples’ mission is now ours, and Christ is ready to share with us the same power he gave them.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneMay 17, 2019
In Luke’s mind, the Spirit that had once dwelt in the Temple had now taken up residence among Christ’s disciples.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneMay 03, 2019
One might have expected a statement of disappointment or regret. Instead, Jesus speaks to his disciples of love.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneMay 03, 2019
As the first disciples trusted in the Advocate, they found a love that gave peace to their hearts.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneApril 19, 2019
The Twelve were servants of Jesus’ mission. Now, after the resurrection, they have become Jesus’ friends.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneApril 19, 2019
This Sunday’s Gospel calls us to create that quiet place in the midst of the world’s distractions,
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneApril 05, 2019
We are like the angel messengers at the tomb: to interpret the signs of Christ’s presence and activity.
Faith The Word
Michael SimoneApril 05, 2019
Vengeance, retribution and pitiless justice only amplify the power of sin.