Speaking God’s Language: An Advent Reflection

By Joe LaGuardia One of my childhood dreams was to speak a different language and adventure across Europe like one of those old spy or action heroes I watched on television.  My favorite was Indiana Jones, who spoke many languages and read hieroglyphics, many found in his father’s journal, enabling him to foresee traps andContinue reading “Speaking God’s Language: An Advent Reflection”

The day after Easter: Fear and Joy

According to Matthew’s gospel, on the morning that Jesus rose from the dead, several women were commissioned to tell the disciples all that had taken place. It says that they left the tomb “with fear and great joy” (28:8). Fear and joy is not a likely pair.  Usually, we experience one or the other.  We fearContinue reading “The day after Easter: Fear and Joy”