Easter Sunday 2023

Mary of Magdala and the other Mary go to visit the tomb of Jesus. Matthew’s Gospel doesn’t say why because the reason doesn’t matter. Are they going to anoint the body of Jesus or to complete some funeral rite? The fact that they just go is beautiful to me. Their simple act, which can be…

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Palm Sunday 2023

The crowds spread their cloaks on the road, while others cut branches from the trees and strewed them along the route.We must return to loving our roads: those roads that enable us to take steps towards Life; those roads that offer possibilities for relationships; those roads that savor and anticipate the promise of a…

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Baptism of the Lord 2023

Jesus does not need the baptism John is administering, but he goes to the banks of the Jordan anyway, where people’s sins are being removed like clots dissolved in running water; where sinners overcome their fear of revealing themselves for what they are: persons who need to rediscover their humanity. So Jesus joins the line …

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