Who do you say that I am? asks Jesus. It’s the question above all others. The way we answer this question will echo into eternity. It’s a question of life and death. It’s a question about everything.
Whatever you might think about the Covid 19 vaccines, forcing or coercing people to receive them against their will is a violation of human dignity.
Christ’s words of admonishment to Saint Peter offer a lesson for us in living the Christian life in what has become an insane world. They remind us, among other things, of the importance of speaking what is true, even when risks are involved.
Jesus Christ is the Savior and Redeemer. Period. “There is no salvation through anyone else, nor is there any other name under heaven given to the human race by which we are to be saved” (Acts 4:12).
If I were pastor, the Mass would be totally Christ-centered and the homily would strive to teach the Faith by using solid apologetics.