The Blessed Peacemakers

Posted April 22, 2017 9:54 pm by Mark

The Blessed Peacemakers

As I prayed with today’s Mass readings, I thought about those words of Peter after he and John were warned not to speak of the name of Jesus:

It is impossible for us not to speak about what we have seen and heard. (First reading)

Within those words is a litmus test for the genuineness of one’s faith. Do I find it impossible to, or not to speak about Jesus? Am I ashamed to speak His name, or to share my experiences of His providence and power, or to offer others the hope and necessary path that Jesus offers—repentance from sin and faith in His


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