What’s THE Word?: Jesus!

Today’s reading for the Mass is the Prologue of St. John’s Gospel (John 1:18). And what a reading it is! The Prologue is perhaps, word for word, one of the most powerful, breathtaking, poetic and theologically-packed passages in the Bible.  Of course, it is focused, as it must be, on our Lord Jesus Christ. It’s […]

Are you smarter than a 12-year old? Not this one, you’re not!

In today’s Gospel from the Holy Mass (Luke 2:41-52) Mary and Joseph find Jesus in the Temple. Here is a striking passage (one of many in this reading): “they found Him in the Temple, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions and all who heard Him were amazed by His understanding […]