A little bit of a brief Bible Study on the last chapter of the Gospels: John 21.
I always wonder how much Thomas wanted to crawl under the table at that moment. To put yourself into his sandals, a week ago, he denied even the possibility of the Resurrection, and now: ‘Hey, Thomas, how are you?’
“Don’t mind me, I’ll be under this chair!”
But Thomas is so great in John’s account of the Gospel because (more…)
This past December, we concluded the ‘Year for Mercy’ in the Church. Pope Francis called this year to focus on the mercy of God, the generous Father, who always calls us to Himself and never ceases to seek each one of us out and welcome us home. It was an interesting year to look at all those images of mercy that come to us from the Scriptures, from the history of the Church and in the prayers that are presented for our reflections.
What struck me throughout the Year for Mercy was (more…)