Once when Jesus was praying in solitude, and the disciples were with him, he asked them, “Who do the crowds say that I am?” They said in reply, “John the Baptist; others, Elijah; still others, ‘One of the ancient prophets has arisen.’” Then he said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” … More Frassati Reflection: Who Is Like God?
Catholic Women’s Forum, “Letter to Pope Francis from Catholic Women”: We write to you, Holy Father, to pose questions that need answers. We are Catholic women deeply committed to our faith and profoundly grateful for Church teachings, the Sacraments, and the many good bishops and priests who have blessed our lives. Our hearts are broken, … More Thought-Provoking Reads, vol. 11: Catholic Women Speak to the Church in Crisis
As Jesus passed by, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the customs post. He said to him, “Follow me.” And he got up and followed him. While he was at table in his house, many tax collectors and sinners came and sat with Jesus and his disciples. The Pharisees saw this and said … More Frassati Reflection: Fruit of the Vine
“I will have only one wisdom: the science of the cross.” —Venerable Francis-Xavier Nguyễn Văn Thuận Earlier this week, I was able to attend a requiem Mass at St. Vincent Ferrer in memory of the victims of 9/11. It was a beautiful liturgy as well as a powerful reminder of our own mortality, that our … More Frassati Reflection: The Science of the Cross
Therefore, do not make any judgment before the appointed time, until the Lord comes, for he will bring to light what is hidden in darkness and will manifest the motives of our hearts, and then everyone will receive praise from God. —1 Corinthians 4:5 Commit to the LORD your way; trust in him, and he … More Frassati Reflection: The Dawn of Justice