These Gospel stories can seem so familiar. But sit with the disciples in the little wooden boat, and Jesus' power will render you speechless.
Season after Pentecost | 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)
1 Samuel 17:(1a, 4-11, 19-23), 32-49 and Psalm 9:9-20 or 1 Samuel 17:57-18:5, 18:10-16 and Psalm 133; (Job 38:1-11; Psalm 107:1-3, 23-32;) 2 Corinthians 6:1-13; Mark 4:35-41
Kindness overlaps significantly with several of Paul's other "fruit of the spirit." What makes it a distinctive mark of the new creation?
Monastic vows sound familiar to anyone who's been to a wedding. In both marriage and celibacy, we promise to be faithful.