A beautiful homily on the Martha and Mary story by Fr. Jet Villarin, SJ Poor Martha, there she is, cooking up a storm, slaving away in the kitchen, while Mary her sister is in the living room, sitting “beside the Lord at his feet listening to him speak.” Before long, the envy in Martha grows … Continue reading Serving


by Fr. Jet Villarin, SJ Listen to something lovely and radical happening in the Gospel story today. The uprooting happens when Jesus is invited to dine with Simon the Pharisee. A woman (presumably of the night, “a sinful woman in the city”) gatecrashes the party and begins “to bathe his feet with her tears,”wiping those … Continue reading Much