Imitating Peter- get out of the boat!

I love St. Peter. I admire and deeply relate to his extreme responses to Christ's teachings. I know he gets a lot of negative attention in the Gospels, but it's speculated that this is mostly due to his own influence of the Evangelists (Matthew and John were his friends and Mark was his disciple). Most... Continue Reading →

Uprooting the Weeds is not our Job

My husband and I went to the Saturday night vigil Mass this weekend and the gospel was a familiar one: the parable of the weeds among the wheat (Mt 13:24-43). The servants ask the master-- "didn't you sow good seed? Where did the weeds come from?" He tells them, "An enemy has done this." The... Continue Reading →

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