Last Epiphany A
Today is NOT the Feast of the Transfiguration. But we do commemorate the Transfiguration event every year on the Last Sunday after the Epiphany. The short answer as to why we do that is...Read More
Last week we heard four of six of what are called the six antitheses, or six opposites. They are called this because of Jesus', “You have heard it said . . . but I say to you”...Read More
Our cycle of readings continues working through the Sermon on the Mount. So before I get involved with today's gospel, who can tell me what last week's sermon was about? And saying,...Read More
You are the salt of the earth.
You are the light of the world.
All of the commentaries I have are in agreement that these statements from Jesus are of a corporate nature. The...Read More
Micah and the Beatitudes
The Sermon on the Mount spans three chapters – 5, 6, and 7 – in Matthew, and is the longest collection of teachings/sayings in the gospel. It is also the centerpiece of Matthew's...Read More