Lay people are called to be priests, prophets, and kings in the world after the model of Christ. The exercise of that kingship is not going well at the moment.
The Church is calling each of us to take personal responsibility for the mission of the Lord and to "give them some food ourselves."
The purpose of baptism is primarily unity with Christ, and the symbols of the liturgy illustrate this purpose.
There is nothing we can do to change our status as sons and daughters of God.
Through baptism, everything that pertains to Jesus pertains to us.
Every single baptized person is called to participate in the mission of Christ and his Church.
The Octave of Easter celebrates the eighth day, on which the world was recreated.
Fire and water are both life giving and destructive. So is Jesus.