Good Friday. What’s so good about it? (For an answer, listen to Fr. Jim Willig’s Gospel Study Easter Resurrection). In this drama the focus is Peter, the rock on whom our faith was built. Early on that rock faltered. Peter failed his Lord.
On this Holy Thursday, Fr. Michael dramatizes the Last Supper according to St. John. This story is different than the Last Supper narrative in the other Gospels. Watch to learn more. **The episode is in two parts (back to back), first Fr. Michael’s dramatization followed by his Exegesis.
The mystery of Christ’s Resurrection was unclear to Peter but very clear to John. He saw through the darkness and in faith new what the empty tomb meant. Pray in this Easter season for the faith of John, the disciple whom Jesus loved, so that you too may see through the darkness to our Risen…
“Jesus called loudly, ‘Lazarus, come out!’ The dead man came out bound hand and foot with linen strips, his face wrapped in a cloth. ‘Untie him,’ Jesus told them. ‘And let him go free.’” John 11:43-44 Read the transcript:
It is easy to be skeptical and doubt that miracles really happen. This was the case with Bishop Juan de Zumarraga who asked Juan Diego for a sign that the Blessed Mother really had visited him. Miraculously, that “sign” still exists today… Read the transcript –
Do you have friends, family or co-workers who have left their faith? Fr. Michael offers 3 suggestions to combat the anti-religious movement in our world. Hint: It will require prayer. Read the Gospel and complete transcript:
Who are the people in your life who suffer? Maybe they are chronically in pain or maybe they have a terminal illness or debilitating addiction. Find them. Connect with them. Pray or them and love them. Read the transcript:
Just as we need physical training to keep our bodies in shape, so too do we need spiritual training to keep our souls aligned with God’s will. Read the transcript:
When Jesus invites the Apostles into the Passover meal with him, the Last Supper, as we know it, the scene and purpose were familiar to them. Perhaps they celebrated Passover meals in prior years with Jesus. Little did they know how different this “meal” really was. Read the Gospel and Partial Transcript:
Sometimes it is easy to see God at work in our lives and in the world. Other times we wonder if God really cares about humanity. Today’s story illustrates just how God works through imperfect people. Read the transcript: