Readings this Week

  • Easter resurrection ghost flesh and blood bodily resurrection gnostic gospels Pasqua Resurrezione fantasma carne e sangue vangeli gnostici facebook

    He’s no Ghost – Easter and the Gnostic Gospels

    On the first Easter, the Risen Lord makes clear to his frightened disciples he not a ghost or specter and in so doing shows why the gnostic gospels are bogus and did not make it into the Bible....

  • Doubting Thomas Divine Mercy Sunday faith unbelief believe Tommaso l'incredulo Divina Misericordia domenica credere fede dubitare

    Oh Ye of Little Faith – Doubting Thomas

    Eight days after Easter, Thomas the Doubter has an encounter with the Risen Christ that makes him a believer and even more, an apostle or ambassador who will bring the gospel to an unbelieving world. That should give us hope that he will do the same with us....

  • prayer fasting mercy almsgiving Lent peter Chrysologus prrodigal son reconciliation Parábola del hijo prodigo reconciliación Cordero Pascual Parabola del figliol prodigo riconciliazoine preghiera digiuno misericordia Pietro Crisologo quaresima opere di bene

    Divine Mercy Sunday and the Sacrament of Mercy

    Divine Mercy Sunday or the Octave of Easter presents us with one of the most famous of gospel stories -- the story of Doubting Thomas. But it shows us how and when the sacrament of penance and reconciliation (aka "Confession") was instituted by the Lord Jesus Christ -- and why....