I Am In The Midst Of Them

Fr. Paul Brian Campbell, S.J. I begin by going to the end of today’s Gospel: “For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in […]

A Faith That Won’t Quit

Fr. Paul Brian Campbell, S.J.  Today’s Gospel shows us Jesus on one of his few visits outside Jewish territory. The cities of Tyre and Sidon are on the Mediterranean coast […]

Feast of St. Martha

Fr. Paul Brian Campbell, S.J. Many years ago, my mother was at daily Mass and today’s Gospel reading was used. When the priest read the words, “Mary has chosen the […]

Feast of Mary Magdala

Fr. Paul Brian Campbell, S.J.  Mary from Magdala [a fishing village on the Sea of Galilee] has suffered from a mistake by Pope Gregory 1st who, in his Easter sermons […]

Jesus Knocks On Our Door

Fr. Paul Brian Campbell, S.J. In yesterday’s gospel, we saw Jesus scolding the people of three cities where he had shown many signs of his real identity for their slowness […]

Christ Has No Body But Yours

Fr. Paul Brian Campbell, S.J. Today’s Gospel is from the first of five discourses about mission that are a unique feature of Matthew’s Gospel. Today, we hear about the selection […]

Just Go Away

Fr. Paul Brian Campbell, S.J. In yesterday’s Gospel we read about the stormy journey by sea and how Jesus rebuked the sea and the winds to calm them. Now, having […]

Hindsight Is 20/20

Fr. Kirk Hindsight is 20/20 And this is also true when it involves the “eyes of faith”.  A related expression is “appearances can be deceiving”. Today’s gospel passage from Mt. […]

Changed By Jesus

Fr. Steve Peter and Paul are the two greatest apostles. They were completely different people but shared in the same great love for Jesus who met each of them in […]

Misery Calls To Everyone

Fr. Tom Matthew’s Gospel is thoroughly grounded in the Jewish tradition of Jesus. In it we hear protestations by Jesus himself that everything He does and says is in continuity […]