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Compassion and Forgiveness

“But to the Lord, our God, belong compassion and forgiveness” In today’s first reading from Daniel we hear the affirmation (confession) that the Lord is compassionate and forgiving. As Daniel prays, he confesses his own sinfulness and the sinfulness of his people: “O...

Righteousness

“I tell you, unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter into the Kingdom of heaven.” In the Gospel of Matthew “righteousness” is doing the Will of God.  Sometimes religious leaders, be they the scribes and Pharisees in...

Daily Cross

“If anyone wishes to come after me, they must deny themself and take up their cross daily and follow me.” Following Jesus is difficult, challenging, and rewarding.  The first disciples experienced this first hand and we also experience this as His modern-day...

Forbidden Fruit

In today’s 1st reading we have the classic story of “forbidden fruit.”  God has not put a heavy burden on Adam and Eve since He permits them to eat of all the fruit except one: “We may eat of the fruit of the trees in the garden; it is only about the fruit of the tree...
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