“Seek good that you may live,” God offers us in today’s readings.He desires life for us, and not just earthly life as we know it. His offering is of a life lived full, lived true. We may not be able to continually experience the fullness of life during our time on this earth. However, He…

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The biblical Pharisees have always fascinated me. They’re always trying to trip up Our Lord, and they indubitably end up getting the short end of the stick. These Biblical fall guys provide countless nuggets for our instruction, usually of the “not as I do” variety. St. Mark’s gospel sums up the Pharisees with these words…

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Have you ever longed for something with all your heart, with all your strength and with every fibre of your being? Have you yearned for it so much that your dreams were filled with it, you cherished its promise and prayed for it endlessly, first with hope, next with urgency, and finally with pleadings, groanings…

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Salvation History is strewn with the storyline of humanity’s repeated struggles between allegiance to God and following the path of evil. The fall of Adam and Eve. Tower of Babel incident. The Golden Calf. Ancient Israel consorting with false Gods.  Jesus is not unmoved by our rejection. In our Gospel passage for today LK 19:41-44, we witness…

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