Long before I began to study Scripture in the seminary, I wondered and often questioned, upon hearing the gospel passage of today, about Jesus’ response to the Canaanite woman. Anyone not
As a little child, I am sure many of us would have asked our parents or even teachers the question, ‘Where is God?’ It is quite likely that we were pointed to the clouds and the sky beyond or
The feast of the transfiguration that we celebrate today marks the second visible manifestation to humankind of God (theophany) as recorded in the gospels. The first manifestation was at the
Our gospel this Sunday forms the final paragraphs of Matthew chapter 13 where Jesus had been teaching the crowds that had gathered by the lakeside to listen to Him. He had just concluded speaking
In the early 1990s, there was a song that captured the attention of the world and was being played by most radio stations. It was the song ‘Heal the World’ by Michael Jackson. The first two
The parable of the Sower, among the many parables of Jesus must have been an important one because all three, Matthew, Mark and Luke, have recorded them (cf. Matt 13:3-23; Mk 4:3-25; Lk 8:5-18).