Sunday, June 21, 2009

This Sunday's Mass Readings -- and Miracles

Once again, here are some resources for getting a deeper understanding of the readings we'll hear at this Sunday's Mass.

The readings, from the website of the U.S Catholic Bishops (USCCB):

And a study/meditation from my own website:

This Sunday's Gospel reading, of course, relates the well known miracle of Jesus calming the stormy sea. But what about miracles? Specifically, how are we to understand the miracles of the New Testament -- as real events, as pious fiction, as helpful parables, or as just "nice stories" about Jesus?

To shed some light on the Church's teaching on this matter, here is an article by philosophy Professor Peter Kreeft on "Miracles":

Charitible comments and discussion are always welcome! Have a blessed Sunday.

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