Redemptive suffering as Advent message

“Most powerfully, Christ’s resurrection reveals that all of this—these broken relationships, suffering, death itself—is temporary for those who have been saved by Christ and given themselves to him.” We are now on the second Sunday of the four Sundays of Advent, and today we hear the great voice of John the Baptist. John the Baptist …

The Promise of the Transfiguration

“There will be light again.” The gospel this Second Sunday of Lent recalls a story familiar to all Christians – the Transfiguration of Jesus Christ in Mount Tabor. Mark writes sparingly about the event: “After six days Jesus took Peter, James and John with him and led them up a high mountain, where they were all …