Tagged: Kingdom of God

Parables of the kingdom and hidden acts of faith

Note: Continuing in this week’s ecumenical spirit, fostered by Gareth Thomas’s reflection yesterday on the Taizé community in France, today we have a piece by our friend Julian Waldner. Julian is a Hutterite Christian (a tradition that traces its roots...

Parables of the kingdom and hidden acts of faith

The Kingdom, The Prophet, the Holy One of God

A reflection on the Sunday readings for January 31, 2021 — the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Once, at a Mass for our school students, the reading was about the kingdom of heaven. I began my homily by asking the students...

The Kingdom, The Prophet, the Holy One of God

God’s Call: Discerning Genuine from False

A reflection on the Sunday readings for January 24, 2021 — the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time In normal circumstances, writing a homily or reflection based on the call of Jonah or the call of Andrew, Simon, James, and John would...

God’s Call: Discerning Genuine from False

Our mission through an eschatological lens

Last week, we celebrated the Autumn Triduum—Halloween, All Soul’s Day, and All Saints’ Day. These three days welcome us to November, a month that is dedicated to eschatology and the contemplation of the last things. Many of us who are...

Our mission through an eschatological lens