Who Is Jesus? | Breaking Open the Word at Home

  The readings for this weekend have a common theme: God’s authority shared with human beings. The authority we’re given is a gift, and one that stays with us only if we’re willing to use it properly.   by Jen … Read More

Food of the Children | Breaking Open the Word at Home

  Today’s message isn’t a new one, but it’s one we need to hear often; God wants everybody. In Jesus’ time, the Jewish people thought God only loved them. Jesus showed them that it wasn’t true. Do we ever forget … Read More

Listen To Him | Breaking Open the Word at Home

  The story of the Transfiguration comes up a couple of times during the liturgical year, which reminds us of its importance. In a world that sometimes seems to be spinning out of control, it’s helpful to remember that our … Read More

Buried Treasure | Breaking Open the Word at Home

  Today’s readings are about valuing our relationship with God properly. God offers us many gifts, and when we respond with appreciation of them, they become like treasure to us.   by Jen Schlameuss-Perry   Readings 1 Kings 3:5, 7-12 … Read More

Rich Soil | Breaking Open the Word at Home

  This week’s readings remind us of God’s love for all creation, and creation’s holiness just by the virtue of its having been made by God.   by Jen Schlameuss-Perry   Readings Isaiah 55:10-11 My word shall not return to … Read More

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