Terrance Klein April 18, 2019
St. Thomas arrives at the very center of what happened at the Last Supper, of what would happen the next day on the cross and of what happens at every subsequent Eucharist. With his own hands, Christ gives himself to us.
James Martin, S.J. April 17, 2019
I’m not sure about you, but my entire faith rests on Easter. As I see it, Easter changes everything.
Terrance Klein April 17, 2019
Our senses will be deceived by the appearance of bread and wine, which is why St. Thomas Aquinas insists that we trust only one of our senses, our hearing. On Easter, we solemnly proclaim and hear, silently sounding within our hearts, the saving news of the Gospel.
Tinamarie Stolz April 17, 2019
The lesson I take from Jesus’ washing of the feet is this: I do not decide which lives have value and dignity; God does.
James Martin, S.J. April 16, 2019
Our Lady knows exactly what it is like to stand by and see someone you love suffer and die. But Our Lady also knew that, somehow, God was with her in that time of grief. But we could well ask: Where was God yesterday in Paris?
Couldn’t it be apple juice instead of wine? Isn’t it the principle that matters? It could, of course, but then we would lose everything.