Who Do You Say That I Am?

Twentieth-First Sunday -A In today’s Gospel, Jesus asks his disciples two questions about how people understand his identity. There is a progression in this passage, initially starting with a nonpersonal response and proceeding to an intimate response from Peter acknowledging Jesus as Christ.  Flesh and bones did not reveal Jesus as the Messiah; only the … Continue reading Who Do You Say That I Am?

Should We Look for Another?

Jesus said, “Among those born of women there has been none greater than John the Baptist.”  The greatest man born of a woman, even questioned whether his cousin, was the long-awaited Messiah.  While imprisoned by Herod, John the Baptist hearing the works of Christ sent his disciples to ask Jesus one question: “Are you the … Continue reading Should We Look for Another?