Monthly Archives: May 2017

A Need for Creed

In today’s first reading, Paul outlines the earliest creed to the newly initiated believers in Corinth.  But what is the purpose of setting forth a creed? In short, a creed is a formal statement of Christian beliefs, such as the Apostles’ Creed … Continue reading

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Jesus Walks with Us

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The Tentmaker

What did Paul do for a living before his Damascus meeting with Jesus?  We learn in today’s reading from the Acts of the Apostles that he was a tentmaker by trade. Paul left Athens and went to Corinth. There he … Continue reading

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Service is Love

Many of us think that our acts of charity and love have to be performed on a grand stage. This is not the teaching of our church.  Often it the simple and mundane actions done in love that change the world. … Continue reading

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Give Thanks

Do we give thanks every hour of every day? I will give thanks to you, O LORD, with all my heart, for you have heard the words of my mouth; in the presence of the angels I will sing your … Continue reading

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Wisdom of Peter

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Keep the Commandments

In today’s gospel, Jesus instructs us to keep his commandments, to love the Lord and our neighbor.  How do we do that? When I was a kid in Catholic School, we had to memorize the Ten Commandments.  Now that I’m … Continue reading

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