The Word Among Us

January 2012 Issue

Pictures of the Church

Jesus' parables tell us who we are.

Pictures of the Church: Jesus' parables tell us who we are.

If, as the popular song says, a picture paints a thousand words, then Jesus’ parables must be in a class by them-selves. The pictures he painted in these stories have inspired not just thousands but millions of words!

Entire books have been written on just one par-able alone, not to mention the countless homilies that have been preached, reflections that...

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