Tag: Peter

Eyes on the Lord; Not on the Waves

Peter said to him in reply, “Lord, if it is you, command me to come to you on the water.” But when he saw how [strong] the wind was he became frightened and, beginning to sink, he cried out, “Lord save me!” The second time...

Time to Go Fishing

“As he was walking by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon who is called Peter, and his brother Andrew, casting a net into the sea, they were fishermen.” Matthew 4:18. Simon was enjoying a nice quiet day out on θάλασσα, the...

The Unity of Peter

The great inventor Thomas Edison was not a religious man, but he had a genuine respect for those who sincerely practiced their faith.  For instance, for over sixty years he generously contributed to several orders of religious sisters, especially...

Friend, Do You Love Me?

The uniqueness and the loftiness of St. Peter’s mission might be prompting in us the wrong reaction, such as: “Well isn’t that grand! Look at the greatness and the majesty of St. Peter’s primacy over the whole Church!” Or: “That is something that...