How miracle healings are Jesus’ call to faith

For the Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, columnist Catherine Cavadini explores the miraculous healings of Jesus: the healing of Jairus’ daughter and the healing of the woman with the hemorrhage. Both miracles are awesome accounts of Christ’s healing power, though, even more

Ways the Faith has grown from a mustard seed

For the Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Catherine Cavadini explores the parable of the mustard seed. The Church began very small, like a mustard seed. It was Christ and his mother, and then his disciples, and then the others, as the Gospels

Being illumined by the Holy Spirit

Preparing us for Pentecost, Catherine Cavadini looks at the language and imagery of light in Genesis and the Acts of the Apostles. Luke describes Pentecost as the sound of a “strong driving wind” that announced the descent of a fiery light, coming

Yes, God is love!

Preparing us for the Sixth Sunday of Easter, Catherine Cavadini reflects on the passage from the first letter of St. John: “God is love.” We also hear Christ speak to us from St. John’s Gospel: “This is my commandment: love one another

Love is a Word to receive and believe

Catherine Cavadini reflects on this Second Sunday of Easter, Divine Mercy Sunday, on Thomas the Apostle’s encounter with the risen Lord. John emphasizes Thomas’s “seeing.” Christ offers his hands and his side to Thomas’s touch, but he also then asks Thomas: “Have

1 2 3 7