Peter Raises Tabitha

“All the widows stood around him, crying…” (Acts 9:39). The description of the recently deceased Dorcas or Tabitha does not mention that she was a widow. It does note, however, that those who mourned her were not her relatives but widows. It is likely, then, that...

A Place of Healing

ON THE FIRST FEW SUNDAYS of the paschal season we recall the events surrounding the Lord’s resurrection: the empty tomb, the appearance to the disciples, and the confession of Thomas. The next Sundays speak of the effects of the resurrection in the Church through the...