In today's Gospel, we hear Jesus telling a man who he called to follow him that he can't go back and bury his father. There is speculation on why Jesus said this, was this man's father really dead, could his father had just been spiritually dead, we just don't know. I think of my own … Continue reading Jesus moritorium on Funerals?
Today we hear that all too well-known verse of take up your cross and follow me. I'm reminded of a great scene from Mel Gibson's passion of the Christ where Jesus embraces the cross as he first receives it. He is seen as foolish by one of the thieves who will be crucified with them. Today's … Continue reading Take up your Cross