An exploration of First Century literature reveals that the Parables were unique to the teaching of Jesus. They put a burden on the listener that is not intellectual, but rather, teases the mind to active thought. Come and explore some of the Parables of Jesus and consider how they can nourish our prayer and enrich our lives.
Kathie Budesky, IHM, MA, is director of Visitation North. In addition to many years of experience as a secondary school theology teacher, she has done advanced work at Loyola University of Chicago, Yale University, University of Wisconsin and as a Fulbright scholar in Israel.