The exact moment we submit our own will to that of the Father, through Christ, God’s invisible plan of love can lift us to perspectives we’ve never seen before.
Author Archives: Thomas Smith
Today, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord. It is the closing scene in the Gospel of Luke and is recovered again in Acts 1. Luke frames the Ascension within broader theme of blessing.
As we celebrate the life of St. Mark, it’s appropriate we reflect on his greatest gift to us – the Gospel of Mark. Though it’s the shortest of the four Gospels, it is no less rich, complex and powerful. Imagine…
I rejoiced with many Catholics when the pope announced the establishment of Divine Mercy Sunday as a new title for the Octave Sunday of Easter.
The best definition for prayer that I have ever heard isn’t even a sentence, but a single word: thirst.
Like any trip or pilgrimage we prepare for, we have to ask ourselves spiritually, “What do we pack and what do we leave behind?”
John the Baptist’s message serves as a spiritual road grader that creates a clear, smooth, level, unobstructed road to our Lord (Luke 3:5).