The Word Among Us

May 2024 Issue

Publisher's Letter

Hard Sayings From a Loving God

God’s word is filled with so many reassuring promises. In it, the Lord tells us, “I have called you by name: you are mine” (Isaiah 43:1). More »


The “Sword” of Division

The Gospels tell us that it was relatively early in Jesus’ ministry when he sent out his apostles to preach and to heal. More »

Our Highest Priority

Jesus loved people. Rich or poor, righteous or sinners, believers or detractors—he loved them all. More »

Todos! Todos! Todos!

Repeatedly during the celebration of World Youth Day in Lisbon last August, Pope Francis insisted that everyone is welcome in the Church. More »

Special Feature

Peacemaker Extraordinaire

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” (Matthew 5:9) More »

Praying Beyond Words

I still remember making the commitment to daily prayer. It was extraordinarily satisfying. More »