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A call to repentance

LUKE 13:1-9 [or JOHN 4:5-42] Some people who were present told Jesus about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with the blood of their…


The older son… became angry

The basic thrust of the parable is to present the “extravagance” of the Father’s kindness and forgiveness for his sons. Jesus, however, emphasizes the behavior…


The second week of Lent

Gospel • MATTHEW  21:33-43, 45-46 Jesus said to the chief priests and the elders of the people: “Hear another parable. There was a landowner who…


Whoever wishes to be great

Since childhood we are trained to be the best, to aim for the “stars.” The mother of Zebedee’s sons may thus represent many mothers who…


A righteous man

Today’s solemnity invites us to look at Joseph, the husband of Mary and the legal father of Jesus. Joseph is remembered in Scriptures for his…


As your father is merciful

Being merciful, forgiving (not judgmental), and generous characterize a real Christian, reflecting the qualities of the heavenly Father. Generosity is a virtue that not all…