Columnists
Noel Ethan Tan

I Planted, Apollos Watered

1 Corinthians 3:1-9, Psalm 33, Luke 4:38-44 In the first reading, Paul discusses the problems that exist in the Corinthian congregation. He uses harsh words,

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Jonah and the Whale
Apologetics
Editor

Boldness and Passion

Guest post by Shane Dwyer, Director of the Catholic Enquiry Centre, Australia. These days I am not always as bold and passionate about my faith

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Columnists
Erin Cain

Come and See

But Nathanael said to him, “Can anything good come from Nazareth?” Philip said to him, “Come and see.” —John 1:46 “Come and see.” For Nathanael

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Career
Kat Larson

Duc in Altum

I am getting tired of this never-ending job search. I am also getting tired of constantly feeling judged that I do not have a better

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Columnists
Erin Cain

Dying to Self

Jesus said to his disciples: “Amen, amen, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains just

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Columnists
Kat Larson

In Thanksgiving for Diabetes

Raising his eyes toward his disciples Jesus said: “Blessed are you who are poor, for the Kingdom of God is yours. Blessed are you who

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Columnists
Kat Larson

The World Cup

I found myself on yet another Pilgrimage. This marked the fifth Pilgrimage I have had the privilege to take. This time my destination was France,

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Still Life with Bible, Vincent van Gogh (1885)
Apologetics
Noel Ethan Tan

Prudent Evangelization

Mark 12:18-27 Jesus’s dialogue with the Sadducees in today’s Gospel highlights prudence while evangelizing. What most people don’t know about the Sadducees is that despite

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Religion
Noel Ethan Tan

The First Commandment

Mark 12:28-34 In this Gospel, Jesus reveals the first commandment, “The Lord our God is Lord alone! You shall love the Lord your God with

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Columnists
Erin Cain

Leaves Without Fruit

Jesus entered Jerusalem and went into the temple area. He looked around at everything and, since it was already late, went out to Bethany with

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Religion
Noel Ethan Tan

Parable of the Wicked Tenants

2 Peter 1:2-7, Psalm 91, Mark 12:1-12 The wicked tenants in this Gospel passage do not just represent Israel’s leaders. Our Lord too, has left

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Apologetics
AnneMarie Miller

Imitating the Gaze of Jesus

I used to be (and unfortunately, still am at times) a rather obnoxious Catholic. Fueled by my enthusiasm for Truth — and wanting affirmation of

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Life
Noel Ethan Tan

The Last Shall Be First

Mark 10:28-31 This Gospel passage continues from where the rich youth rejected our Lord’s counsel to cast away his riches and thus, went away sorrowful.

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Christ and the Rich Young Ruler, Heinrich Hofmann (1889)
Life
Noel Ethan Tan

Jesus and the Rich Youth

Mark 10:17-27 The Gospel on the rich young man is rich with meaning. It is noteworthy to point out that Jesus still loved the youth

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Life
Eugene Chan

Ubuntu

“Jesus raised his eyes to heaven and said: ‘Holy Father, I pray not only for these, but for those also who through their words will

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Family
Noel Ethan Tan

Divorce

James 5:7-12, Psalm 103, Mark 10:1-12 The Gospel on 24 May teaches a Hard Truth about Divorce. I’m going to spell it out because I

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The Raising of Lazarus, Carl Bloch (1870)
Columnists
Deacon John McGinley

Grieving as worship.

“But we would not have you ignorant, brethren, concerning those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope.”

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Columnists
Erin Cain

Divine Friendship

Jesus said to his disciples: “This is my commandment: love one another as I love you. No one has greater love than this, to lay

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