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Jaime L. Waters teaches Scripture at DePaul University in Chicago. She is an associate professor of Catholic studies.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersOctober 16, 2020
This is an important parable about personal accountability and responsibility.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersOctober 16, 2020
Christ the King is present now among the poor, the immigrants, the sick and the imprisoned.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersOctober 16, 2020
The Beatitudes can be read with an eye to the present, not only the future.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersOctober 16, 2020
We must be mindful of what is happening to us and around us, responsible for ourselves, our actions and our community.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersOctober 16, 2020
Resources (money, talents, faith) should be strengthened and increased, as the woman of power’s example makes clear.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersSeptember 18, 2020
The parable of the wedding banquet provides insights into how to enter and remain in the kingdom of heaven.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersSeptember 18, 2020
Jesus provokes his listeners to focus on important matters rather than seeking to justify themselves.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersSeptember 18, 2020
During a time of much disagreement and uncertainty, today’s readings offer a few reminders.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersSeptember 18, 2020
Jesus draws on his Jewish heritage to affirm tradition and shine a light on what is most important: love.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersAugust 21, 2020
In today’s reading, the entire community is given authority to hold its members to account and rectify wrongful acts.