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Divine Mercy

Seeing More as God Does

July 4, 2018 1 Comment
Seeing More as God Does

Today I’d like to reflect further on the Gospel reading from today’s Mass (Thursday of the 13th week of the year). It tells the story of the paralyzed man whom Jesus tells to have courage because his sins are forgiven. In one sense this is a rather peculiar response to a paralyzed man: Jesus looks […]

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On Jesus’ Merciful Call of St. Matthew, a Great Sinner

September 20, 2017 4 Comments
On Jesus’ Merciful Call of St. Matthew, a Great Sinner

On this Feast Day of St. Matthew, we must acknowledge a great mercy in Jesus’ call. As a tax collector, Matthew was considered a great sinner. In fact, the term “tax collector” was a biblical euphemism for great sinner. Yet despite this, Jesus called him to be an Apostle. In our times, many set mercy […]

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