By Jude Siciliano, OP
Mini-reflections on the Sunday scripture readings designed
for persons on the run. "Faith Book" is also brief enough to
be posted in the Sunday parish bulletins people take home.
today’s Gospel reading:
said to Thomas, "Have you come to believe
you have seen me?
are those who have not seen and have believed."
we "prove" to others that Christ is risen from the dead? Our
nourishment for that task comes from the Scriptures,
preaching, teaching, personal witness, liturgical
celebrations etc. – ways we can help a modern doubter like
Thomas come to know Christ. Today’s passage affirms that
people come to believe in the Risen Christ through their
experience of the believing community, people like us.
we ask ourselves: