On the Third Day of the New Creation, God Established the Chair of Peter

It was not on accident that John chose to start his Gospel with the words “In the beginning…” A picture paints a thousand words, but in John’s case: three words painted with the power of a thousand reinforcing images. In three words, all … [Read more...]

Reflections on the Glorification of Jesus in the Gospel of John

One of the leitmotifs of the Gospel of John is the theme of glory: how the Son receives glory from the Father, and through this reception, the Son is manifested to us.  In fact, the very purpose of the Gospel stated in John … [Read more...]

Gospel of John

... what if God, who also wills to perfect his own mercy, made death itself a means by which we reach him?  What if something crushed, something broken, became at the same time a path to life? The multiplication of loaves and fishes. … [Read more...]

Some Thoughts on the Resurrection of Jesus

  This  article is intended to be a radically different approach to the empty-tomb narratives in Mark and John. John and Peter racing to the tomb on Easter morning -By Burnard Introduction In a recent issue of Homiletic and Pastoral … [Read more...]