July 1, 2018

Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

Today’s gospel is situated in a series of stories that are meant to show us exactly who this Jesus is. He has shown himself to be able to cast out […]
June 24, 2018

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

There are two problems in today’s gospel. The first one is the most obvious. There is a storm that is threatening the disciples as they go on their way. We […]
June 17, 2018

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

I love to read—and am irresponsible. So my loving wife recently paid over fifty dollars worth of late fines at the local library that I had accrued, making it possible […]
June 10, 2018

Third Sunday after Pentecost

 As the scene opens on today’s gospel, Jesus is facing opposition from both near and afar. He’s been busy ushering in the kingdom of God through the performance of […]
June 6, 2018

Second Sunday after Pentecost

While Jesus and his disciples are on their way, they become hungry and help themselves to some of the grain in the fields through which they traveled. The Pharisees see […]