The Word Among Us

August 2005 Issue

I Can Do All Things in Christ

St. Pauls Secret to a Peaceful, Happy Life.

There's an old saying that goes, "Those who can, do; and those who can't, teach." At first blush, the sentiment behind this saying appears to be no more than an unjust criticism of the teaching profession. However, if we were to alter this saying a bit and apply it more universally, we can use it to identify a pattern of human behavior that affects all of us: Some think that they can do almost anything, while others think they can do hardly anything.

In this issue of The Word Among Us, we want to dissect one of the most promising—and intriguing—passages found in the New Testament: "I...


Access all Mass readings, Order of Mass, daily meditations and articles, as well as special resources, by becoming a subscriber. View subscription options.

Special Offer: Two week free web-only trial subscription. Sign up now.

Existing Print & Web-Only Subscribers: Login for full access.