That’s the passage where Jesus walks on water and Peter tries to do the same … and sinks. So often this reading invites us to reflect on Peter’s lack of full trust and faith. Continue Reading
By Sister Catherine Cleary, OSB
lst Reading Acts 6:8-15; 2nd Reading Rev 5:11-14; Gospel John 21:1-19
The Gospel for the 3rd Sunday of Easter is wonderful, all of it. But let’s focus on one line in particular. The disciples had spent the whole night fishing, to no avail. At dawn they saw a man standing on shore. Although they didn’t recognize the man as Jesus, they did what he advised them: “Cast the net on the other side of the boat.” They caught more fish than they could easily drag to shore.
What did Jesus really tell them? What is he telling us? To “do something new.” (Isaiah 43:19) Continue Reading
By Sr. Ruth Ksycki, OSB
“Anyone who gives you a cup of water to drink because you belong to Christ, amen, I say to you, will surely not lose their reward.” (Mark 9:41)