High Seas

In today’s Gospel readings, we find the apostles in a boat in a storm out on the Sea of Galilee (Matt 8:23-27). It must’ve been a terrifying experience!

A SEA STORY …

We’ve had the not-so-pleasant experience of sailing through “high seas” in the North Atlantic many years ago. The memory fades, but it never completely leaves you. You realize how small your ship really is and how great that ocean all around you is too! And there’s something else you realize.

Out there, in the boat, we’re all in this thing together. We sink or swim — but not alone. What happens to one of us happens to all of us.

THE APOSTLE’S STORY …

The boat that the Apostles were in is like the Church we’re in today. There are storms all around us. We get anxious. We might even snipe at each other. But none of us on the boat or in the Church is coming through these times alone.

The Catechism associated with today’s Gospel (CCC 845) tells us the Church is where we will find our oneness and our salvation. Stay the course, folks! It’s not time to abandon the ship!

COOL2B

It’s cool to be Catholic. COOL2B!

In Christ!

One Reply to “High Seas”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.