Jeremiah

The Good Seed

“Every plant that my heavenly Father has not planted will be uprooted (Matthew 15:13). This scripture in today’s gospel (MT 15:1-2, 10-14) reminds me of the parable of the weeds among the wheat (Matthew 13:24-30). God only plants good seed,… Read More ›

Lessons on Trust

(Commentary on 8/4/14 readings) “And Jeremiah the prophet said to Hananiah the prophet: Listen to this, Hananiah! The LORD has not sent you” (Jeremiah 28:15). In today’s scriptures we hear two very different stories but both share one theme: trust… Read More ›

On Being Rejected

“A prophet is not without honor except in his native place and his own house” (Matthew 13:57). In today’s gospel, Jesus’ native people rejected his teaching. This, too, was the case for Jeremiah whom God instructed: “Stand in the house… Read More ›