Jesus’ teachings on discipleship seem tough, but Matthew Zurcher, SJ, reminds us that Jesus is looking for a relationship with us, and that requires commitment.
Peace be with you! We are all in search of peace, but it seems hard to find at times. Matthew Zurcher, SJ, reminds us that Christ offers us lasting peace, a peace beyond what we can find on our own.
In the story of “doubting Thomas,” Jesus shows compassion and mercy on him by showing Thomas his wounds. Matthew Zurcher, SJ, reflects on the vastness of God’s mercy on Divine Mercy Sunday.
The story of the Prodigal Son gives us a beautiful portrait of the mercy and compassion of God. No matter who we identify with in the story, there is a celebration waiting for us. Matthew Zurcher, SJ, reflects and asks: What is keeping us from going in?
How often are we guilty of the same things that we criticize other people for? Jesus challenges us to remove the wooden beam from our own eye first. Matthew Zurcher, SJ, reflects on this call to humility.
What’s our purpose in life? Jesus’ words in the Gospel today give us a good place to start. Matthew Zurcher, SJ, reflects on finding purpose by focusing on others, as God does.
The liturgical calendar invites us to order our lives around a cycle of stories. The same words return to collide with us in new ways. Like returning to a childhood bedroom in adulthood, memories pile up and dialogue.
Like it or not, Kanye is our Wagner – a master architect of pure spectacle and a man whose unhinged brilliance confronts us all.