- Jan 26, 2020
This weekend, believers are blessed with two separate but complementary observances. We have the Solemnity of the Conversion of Saint Paul and the first celebration of Word of God Sunday. While distinct in themselves, the two events do have a shared message.
As Western culture moves farther away from the Judeo-Christian beliefs that established it and made it a distinctive civilization in the history of humanity, there is a swift return to darker worldviews.
In our baptism, in spite of whomever we might be in this world, we become a member of the Body of Christ.
Sacred Tradition provides us with the culture, context, and conditioning within which the Bible can best be studied, comprehended and interpreted.
In being such a window into the inner life of the Holy Trinity, the Holy Family stands as a model for every family on earth.
To suddenly be in the very locale, in the very place, where the recorded events occurred can move even the strongest believer to an unimagined and even stronger faith.