John Foley, SJ
Jesus was humble, was content to be himself. He was not hostile. He grieved for others instead of for himself.
Touching the Hem of the Garment
Willpower, while important, is not enough. Only by touching some higher power— and this is most easily done inside a community
—can we actually change our lives.
Shame and the Lord
Jesus was not willing to tolerate [the woman's] own estimation of herself. He made the official of the synagogue wait for her. “Daughter,” Jesus says to her, “your faith has saved you.“
Life: the Essence of Salvation
We must, therefore, be on the side of life, opposed to death. This should include opposition to all those things that diminish life.
Do you and I have any responsibility to respect the whole of creation and keep everything fashioned by God wholesome? What can you do to protect our environment?
Mother Teresa of Calcutta
He is all