“¡Denles ustedes de comer!”

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XVIII Domingo Ordinario, Año A: 3 Agosto 2014
Is 55, 1-3; Sal 144; Rom 8, 35.37-39; Mt 14, 13-21 (more…)

When Jesus came into St. Joseph’s life

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4th Sunday of Advent, Year A: Dec. 22, 2013
Isa 7:10-14; Ps 24; Rom 1:1-7; Matt 1:18-24

St. Joseph was a righteous man. He knew the Law that the Lord God had given to his People, and he wanted to follow it: to do what was right and just, toward God and toward other people; to do what was good; to do what was holy. And he was betrothed—formally contracted to marry—a very good and holy young woman named Mary.

St. Joseph may have been a young man, somewhere around 20 years old, energetic and just getting started in life. Or he may have been an older man, a widower, with some number of sons and daughters who would be known as the brothers and sisters of Jesus. (more…)

Cuando vino Jesús a la vida de San José

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IV Domingo de Adviento, Año A: 22 Diciembre 2013
Is 7, 10-14; Sal 23; Rom 1, 1-7; Mt 1, 18-24 (more…)

The safest place in any storm

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19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A: August 7, 2011
1 Kg 19:9, 11-13; Ps 85; Rom 9:1-5; Matt 14:22-33

Does Peter’s response seem odd to you? In today’s Gospel reading, he says, “Lord, if it is you, command me to come to you on the water.” Is that what you would say to Jesus if you were in the same situation?

Well, what was that situation? The day had begun with the news that John the Baptist had been beheaded—which surely hit Jesus and many of the disciples hard, since they knew him and valued him. And they tried to withdraw to a deserted place to pray. But the crowd followed them there— (more…)