FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
We are reminded not to be consumed with things that distract from the focus of the season of Advent.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
The feast of Christ the King is an opportunity to think about ways that we promote God’s kingdom in the world.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
The themes of power, timeliness and anticipation are prominent,
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
The readings present two women as models of living charitably, selflessly showing kindness to others.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
As we remember those who have died, we reflect on how their lives and sacrifices influence and inspire our lives
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
Today’s readings highlight God’s care and power to heal and remind us to pray for what requires healing in our lives.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
We are prompted to reflect on ways that we can serve one another and are also challenged to address suffering in our midst.
A volunteer in a blue shirt hands a plastic bag of potatoes to a person in need at a food pantry in July 2021.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
The readings prompt appreciation and action, emphasizing the value of wisdom and the need to serve the poor.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
The readings show an evolution of thoughts on relationships: humans and animals, husband and wife, adult and child.
A cross in silhouette against the sunset in a field with birds flying in the distance.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
All three texts elucidate the power and importance of living in ways that honor ourselves and others.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
We are all called to model the principles of the Gospel, and when leaders fail in this regard, it is important for the rest of us to step up.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
Today’s readings show us the risks that may come in the form of humiliation, persecution and death.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
The first reading and the Gospel reveal God’s power to renew us during and especially after periods of suffering.
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.