Who is my neighbor? • Breaking open the word

The Commandments that God gives us are simple—they are never complicated. The readings today show us just how easy they are to understand, even if people would try to make them trickier than they are. Ultimately, they come down to one thing—love. If all of our decisions are rooted in love, we can’t go wrong.

Corpus Christi: How God feeds us • Breaking open the word

There are two celebrations during the Liturgical Year when the Church pauses in particular to focus on the Eucharist: Holy Thursday and the Solemnity of Corpus Christi. The readings at both of these liturgies focus on service. This is no accident—there is an absolute connection between what we receive and what we live.