Saint Bartholomew is the patron saint of bookbinders and is often depicted holding the Gospel book.
Transfiguration: lean into the mystery of Christ’s love for us.
The Transfiguration is confusing and deeply mystifying, and maybe that’s the point.
“His name is John.” Because names matter – then and now.
Zechariah knew what his son was destined to do: inaugurate the movement that would prepare the way for Jesus Christ.
The gift of the Holy Spirit: gentle as a breath.
This Pentecost, how counter-cultural would it be for the church to emphasize the gentleness of Christ’s gift of the spirit? Maybe he discovered that gentleness from his mother.
God reached out a hand for Jesus; God reaches out a hand for me.
When I look back at my life, what felt like random stumbling at the time now appears ordered and planned, as if someone far bigger and wiser than I is holding the reins.
Drama among the saints: St. Mark’s story has lessons for us.
Even though Mark, Peter and Paul were direct followers of Jesus Christ, they had issues. The light of Christ still shone though.
Judas was integral to the Last Supper. But what was his fate?
Is even Judas included in the love of God?
God and the angel Gabriel saw Mary’s dignity. Would we?
In Fra Angelico’s painting of the Annunciation, the angel Gabriel reverences Mary. What does that mean for us?
The light of Christ shone for Simeon – and still shines today.
Little did Mary and Joseph know that their routine would bring them face-to-face with a man who had waited his whole life to behold their infant son.
Jesus could have destroyed Saul. Instead, he claimed him.
Saul breathed murder and violence against the church. What’s a Good Shepherd to do?