Posts Tagged ‘surprise’

What did Jesus say that surprises us?

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

What are the most surprising things Jesus ever said? Fr James Martin says if you take that to mean “Which of his words most astonished his apostles, disciples and followers?” the answer is: everything he said after Easter Sunday. But if you take that to mean — as I mean it here — “Which of Read more

Surprise! It’s the Pope

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Cardinals are traditionally called “princes of the church,” but Pope Francis insisted on Sunday they’re not part of a “royal court.” Interviews with several cardinals this week suggest the pope backs up those words with his personal example. As he approaches the one-year anniversary of his election, it’s becoming steadily clearer that Francis is the Read more