Posts Posts by: "Maria Evans"

Brigid of Kildare


“Brigid challenges us to go beyond the measured, reasonable generosity that always takes into account that something might run out…(Read More)

“Ultimately, it’s all about water…and in the case of our lives in Christ in the 21st century, perhaps we can begin to see this story through the lens of the baptismal waters and how they might affect our own fibers and our own bodily containers…(Read More)

Poor Thomas!


“This is not the kind of life path a chronic doubter would take. Yet, poor old Thomas will probably be known as “Doubting Thomas” for many generations to come…(Read More)

Ambrose of Milan


“Ambrose simply showed up hoping to prevent a riot. When he arrived, to his surprise the crowd started yelling ‘Ambrose, bishop…(Read More)

“What we do know, though, is this parable is prefaced by Jesus explaining to the disciples the need to continue to pray (the assumption is the widow was a woman of prayer)–yet he tells them a parable that hinges on action, not prayer…(Read More)

Rising Waters


“If we can let go of fear, anxiety, and the illusion of control, even when the waters are up to our neck, we can begin to perceive the true current that meanders its way through any flood–the current of the waters of our baptism…(Read More)

“Contemplation and action are two sides of the coin that makes up our Christian life, and they are represented in both halves of our Eucharistic liturgy.  Mary and Martha are not competitors in ministry; they are partners in ministering to Jesus…(Read More)

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