On May 25, 1977, we were introduced to a galaxy far, far away with the release of Star Wars Episode IV (A New Hope). In this podcast episode, Friar Michael Lasky talks about the Psalms, Dorothy Day, King David, and adds in a little Yoda. So, grab a cup of coffee and listen to get a little inspiration. May the force be with you!
Saint Luke and sci-fi author Frank Herbert? St. Paul and a sword? Is there an ending to this story? Friar Michael Lasky ties these threads together to show us how to move forward as Easter ends: we prepare for Pentecost and the gift of the Holy Spirit, ready to live as witnesses to the hope of Jesus.
The truth will set you free. What does it mean to be a disciple of Jesus? How do we embody Jesus in our day-to-day existence? Friar Michael Lasky reflects on John 8:32 and how it is time to purge our closets and give our Jesus sweaters to those in need.
When it seems that things aren't working out the way they're supposed to, remember: that's what the two travelers thought on the road to Emmaus. As we travel similar roads today, are we open to an encounter with the living God? This reflection was originally given on tax day in 2020 (April 15).
St. Peter was a man of action; but not always for good. Friar Michael Lasky explains how through his relationship with Jesus, cooperation with God’s grace, and learning to make his bed, St. Peter left betrayal behind and became a man who could work wonders, even curing the sick.