Beloved Disciple

March 21, 2017

As Shrek might say, the Bible is like an onion – it has layers. From the earliest days of Catholic scripture scholarship it has always […]

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Lessons from Loyola Hall

March 17, 2017

Well of Living Water

The 3rd Sunday of Lent First Reading: Exodus 7:3-7 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 95:1-2, 6-9 Second Reading: Letter of St. Paul to the Romans 5:1-2, 5-8 […]

March 14, 2017

The Dismas Test

If any human virtue might be seen as the most Christ-like, then humility would be a top contender. Since pride is deemed to be the […]

March 10, 2017

Be Not Afraid

The 2nd Sunday of Lent First Reading: Genesis 12: 1-4 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 33:4-5, 18-20, 22 Second Reading: 2nd Letter of St. Paul to Timothy […]

March 8, 2017

The Seven Last Words of Christ

Since Lent is a time where people traditionally focus more on their religious and spiritual lives, it seems like a good time to explore the […]

March 3, 2017

Kids These Days

The 1st Sunday of Lent First Reading: Genesis 2:7-9; 3:1-7 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 51:3-6, 12-13, 17 Second Reading: Letter of St. Paul to the Romans […]

February 28, 2017

Beware the Scandal

I want to make a suggestion to all Catholics who are looking for something to give up for Lent. It won’t make you thinner, or […]

February 24, 2017

The Theory of Everything

The 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: Isaiah 49:1-2, 14-15 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 62:2-3, 6-9 Second Reading: 1st Letter of St. Paul to the […]

February 20, 2017

To Our 400 New Wildcats

I remember exactly where I was when I received the news. I had just gotten off the school bus at the corner of West 78th […]

February 17, 2017

Faith and Taxes

The 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time First Reading: Leviticus 19:1-2, 17-18 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 103:1-4, 8, 10, 12-13 Second Reading: 1st Letter of St. Paul […]