In many movies we see the youth getting away with throwing a party while the parents are gone. The party gets out of control and the house is trashed. The parents, who were supposed to be gone a set number of days or hours, for some reason come home early.
There is a saying that my friend uses. He says “get ready, be ready, stay ready.” The first reading from 1st Peter reminds me of that saying. Peter reminds us to gird up the loins of our mind. That doesn’t seem to say a lot to us in
What does it mean to be chosen by God? Tomorrow we celebrate the feast of two people who not only where chosen by Christ but also suffered martyrdom for their faith. What can we learn from these readings? How do they apply to us as Catholics today, 2000 years after