Voices
Jaime L. Waters teaches Scripture at DePaul University in Chicago. She is an associate professor of Catholic studies.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersJuly 17, 2020
Today’s Gospel is another reminder of God’s inclusive generosity.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersJuly 17, 2020
Scripture provides helpful insights about power and authority.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersJuly 17, 2020
Today’s Gospel includes events, instructions and revelations that help train the disciples to be future leaders.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersJuly 17, 2020
The readings reveal the importance of openness to hearing the truth and of thinking critically about who is given power.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersJuly 17, 2020
The woman’s persistence contributes to the evolving Gospel message, which ultimately includes all people.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersJune 26, 2020
We must struggle together to deliver the society we want to see.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersJune 26, 2020
Telling people suffering victimization to wait for a future reckoning only does further harm and fails to promote God’s kingdom.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersJune 26, 2020
We can pray that our leaders seek wisdom and understanding, but we must also exercise our right to vote for those who have demonstrated these qualities.
Faith Last Take
Jaime L. WatersJune 19, 2020
Juneteenth, when we celebrate the freedom of slaves in the United States, is a good time to reflect on ancient prophets who have much in common with today’s activists.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersJune 12, 2020
Romans takes notions of physical burdens of the flesh and calls for believers to focus instead on the Spirit of God within them.