Peter and the Papacy: In today’s gospel, Jesus takes Peter back to that moment in time when, at a charcoal fire, he denied him three times. But now, before this new charcoal fire, things are very different.
The resurrection of Christ defeats the throes of death. By the power of the risen Christ, our feet are set on the path of life, casting out fear of death as humankind’s greatest enemy is put to death.
My daughter, . . . I desire that the Feast of Mercy be a refuge and shelter for all souls, and especially for poor sinners. On that day the very depths of My tender mercy are open.
“Judge not, that you be not judged” (Matt 7:1) is perhaps the most misunderstood and ill-used sentence in the entire Bible. What did the Lord Jesus mean when he said it?
Sin and death, virtue and life. The prophet Ezekiel reminds us that these are the realities we face. Contrary to the moral permissiveness of the present age, we must take life and the choices we make seriously—very.