Suffering

The Priest and the Homeless Man

Someone once share with me a story about a priest who met a homeless man and tried to help him.  The man was elderly and had a bleeding wound on his forehead and he seemed to be intoxicated. It was going to rain that night and the priest offered to take him to the shelter. […]

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Spirituality | Suffering

Walking on Water

In the gospel reading for the 9th Sunday of Matthew, we find the disciples in a boat,  trying to cross the sea of Galilee to reach Capernaum. It’s about three in the morning, they are three or four miles from the shore and the waves are against them. They are  struggling to row the boat in order to […]

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Suffering

Suffering and Obedience

What does it mean to have faith or to not have faith? Is Faith something we feel like an emotion? Is faith something we know with our minds? Is faith something we are taught? Or is faith something we see expressed? Is it all of these things? We use the word faith all the time. […]

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