Necessity of the pope

Necessity of the pope Those outside the communion of the Church lack the authority Christ gave Peter and his ...

Rock, Steward and Shepherd

Rock, Steward and Shepherd How to explain the primacy of Peter

Opening the Word: Empowered apostles

Opening the Word: Empowered apostles Jesus’ death and resurrection pointed Peter and the others on their path of ...

Relics of the Church’s first pontiff finally on display

Relics of the Church’s first pontiff finally on display How the bones of St. Peter were discovered — and rediscovered — makes for a remarkable ...

Anointing of the Sick Witnessing the ecclesial dimension of this sacrament

Opening the Word: Meeting Jesus

Opening the Word: Meeting Jesus A beautiful aspect of the love in the Gospel is that God does not wait for us to come ...

Peter and Judas

Peter and Judas A contrast of hearts

The Vicar Does Not Swagger

The Vicar Does Not Swagger The need to be accepted, even loved, is only human, but it can be dangerous

“The Throne of Truth” What is the feast of the Chair of St. Peter?

Recognizing Christ

Recognizing Christ Pondering why Jesus had differing reactions to Nathanael’s and Peter’s declarations ...

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