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As St. Augustine put it: “When you say, ‘the Lord is my shepherd,’ no proper grounds are left for you to trust in yourself.”
Our neighbors are being enslaved to a demanding cult that requires conformity to selfish and empty desires. We have been chosen to warn them.
These readings are the perfect illustration of how apostolic work is worth doing, even when it seems to fail.
Humility and obedience take different forms in different people, but Jesus can't act without them.
God turns violence into sacraments — but for us, storm-chasing always ends in shipwreck.
In the end, the only way to be grafted on to Christ is by grafting ourselves onto the new Tree of Life — the cross.
Jesus changes our identity to fulfill our greatest dreams. The alternative is a nightmare.
Our failure to get God right has left generations in rejection of him.
The Holy Spirit comes bringing peace — the peace that comes from victory in battle, not from truce.
Oops. We thought Lent and Easter were the end of salvation history. Boy, were we wrong.
Peter embraced Cornelius. Can we love the Roman centurions of today; those who lead armies of activists against Christ and his Church?
Jesus is not a policeman and he is not a demanding tyrant, but you have to bear fruit to be a Christian.