Oct. 9, 2022, the Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time: The Gospel reminds us that it is putting the teachings of the kingdom into practice, not only identifying with them, that is the true measure of discipleship.
Oct. 2, 2022, the Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time: Our struggles with gun violence and the ongoing wars around the world are examples of the violence that plagues us today, and we must call out to God for help as we also exercise our power and influence to help eliminate violence.
Sept. 25, 2022, the Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time:The story of the rich man and Lazarus and the prophecies of Amos should inspire us to correct the evil of poverty that plagues our world.
Sept. 11, 2022, the Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Reflecting on these parables on the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, a day when many lives were lost, can be challenging, and we should recognize the ongoing struggles associated with loss and grief.
August 7, 2022, the Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Although this language may resonate with some audiences, likening God to a slave owner is troubling and envisions a relationship based out of fear and abuse rather than love.