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Fr. Scott Steinkerchner, OP opens up the meaning of the celebration of that most central theme, the Body and Blood of Christ, reminding us that we live in a world in need of salvation, and worth saving.
Fr. James Marchionda, OP breaks open the readings for Easter Sunday, reminding us that as impressive a job the Apostles had to follow in Jesus' footsteps, this is our task now—and God judges us ready for it!
Fr. Don Goergen, OP opens up the readings for Palm Sunday, taking us from the joy of the triumphant entry into Jerusalem to the sorrow of the crucifixion, reminding us that all of life is joy and sorrow combined.
Fr. James Marchionda, OP, Prior Provincial of the Dominican Province of St. Albert the Great, breaks open the story of Jesus's expelling the moneychangers from the Temple to let us see the radical change God is asking of us this Lent.
Fr. Andrew Carl Wisdom, OP breaks open the Sunday readings for the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, drawing a parallel between the pandemic and the plight of lepers in biblical times, challenging us to be, like Jesus, on the side of the lepers and victims.
Fr. Scott Steinkerchner, OP unpacks the readings for the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, reminding us as we begin the liturgical year that we must remain open to learning more about God each day, forever building and deepening our faith.