Priest Blog

Page 6 of 6« First...23456

19th Sunday: The merciful presence of God

Consecration

And after the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire; and after the fire a sound of sheer silence (1 Kings 19: 12). The Prophet Elijah’s mysterious encounter with the Lord in the sheer silence was not unlike the experience of Peter and the disciples once Jesus and Peter got into the boat. "The wind ceased" (Mt 14: 33). In the quiet and calm that is experienced after a storm, "those in the boat worshipped hum, saying, 'Truly you are the Son ... (Continue reading)

18th Sunday: The medicine of immortality

Consecration

Jesus saw a great crowd; and he had compassion for them and cured their sick. ... And all ate and were filled (Mt 14: 14; 20). The healing of the sick and the feeding of the multitude prefigure the miracle that is the Mass throughout the ages. We do not think of the Eucharist as a Sacrament of healing but in our tradition we do speak of the Eucharist as the medicine of immortality. St. Thomas Aquinas, the author of so ... (Continue reading)

Page 6 of 6« First...23456
Copyright © 2017 Catholic Insight Magazine. All rights reserved.   |   Developed by [w-i] in association with TrueMedia   |   Subscribe RSS