We are all familiar with greatness. Maybe not from firsthand experience, maybe we are not great ourselves, but […]
I often wonder what sort of stories a biography of St. Peter might contain. This man was incredible; incredibly passionate, incredibly rash and incredibly human. The more I read about him in Scripture, the more I find him to be a similar spirit to me, a comrade of sorts. His life from the moment he was called by Jesus to follow until the end of his days is marked by incredible highs and lows, moments of profound faithfulness and defiant hope and then, almost within the same breath, miserable failure.
By Paul Koch – One the troubling things I have faced as a pastor is when a parishioner […]