I am preaching the Novena of Saint Jude, days 4-9. This is an audio recording of my day seven preaching, which focused on seeing the Bible as a method of prayer. Following religious commandments is not enough if we fail to come to know Jesus and follow him unreservedly. For more information about the Dominican Shrine of Saint Jude Thaddeus in Chicago, visit their website here.
Readings for Today Enthusiasm. I am not sure that people are aware that the root of this word involves God. In its original Greek sense it involves being “possessed by a god.” So, it is easy to understand the enthusiasm we see in the first reading. Certainly Philip is “possessed by God”. And because of […]
In a recent Internet post, Scientific American posed an interesting question. “Why is everyone on the Internet so angry?” It is an interesting question, and I only need a brief examination of my Facebook page to recognize that there is some truth in what they say. A recent NPR story, indicates that while most of us think we […]