Category Archives: Jesus

the cry of faith

In today’s Gospel, Mark 9:14-29, a man asks Jesus to cure his son who is possessed by “a mute spirit.”  Jesus says to the father, “Everything is possible to one who has faith.” The boy’s father cries out, “I do believe, help my … Continue reading

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I have called you friends!

It’s mind-boggling when we think of it!  Jesus …  God-made-man … says in today’s Gospel, John 15:9-17 … “I have called you friends … ”  He addresses you and me as His friends.  Our God is full of surprises.  In how … Continue reading

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consoling words of jesus

In today’s Gospel, John 16:23b-28, we hear consoling words from the lips of Jesus: “…the Father Himself loves you, because you have loved me and have come to believe that I came from God.  I came from the Father and … Continue reading

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it’s not easy being a Christian!

If you are attempting to live a Christian life, you know that it is not easy.  We live in an increasingly secular world that seeks to drive Christians into the catacombs.   Christians are savagely persecuted in many countries around … Continue reading

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we are called to be His friends

Friends!  We are called to be His friends!  Whoever heard of a Divine Person calling a frail human being His friend.  Yet, that is precisely what Jesus does in today’s Gospel, John 15:9-17: “You are my friends if you do … Continue reading

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