Each Monday we publish Sunday's Coming, an email-only post on the upcoming readings, written by our current Living by the Word columnist.
Exodus 17:1-7; Psalm 95; Romans 5:1-11; John 4:5-42
God’s at-one-ment with humanity
Some questions won't go away. The creed says Jesus was crucified "for us," but what do those two little words mean? What good is the cross?
LA’s Our Lady of the Angels
When you pray at LA's cathedral, you are part of humanity past, future and in the inglorious, unromanticized present.
Air travel—perhaps paradoxically—tutors us in patience, a practice in short supply in today's world.
Whenever the Israelites' "wilderness wandering" comes up, it
presents a golden opportunity--especially in the current U.S. political climate
--to talk about immigration.
Translated literally, the Spanish word desahogarse means "to undrown oneself." It refers to disclosing a story of grief or difficulty in a way that liberates the teller, or at least lightens her load.
Revised Common Lectionary © 1992 the Consultation on Common Texts. Used by permission.