“These are the wounds I wish for Lord…” Wounds. We all have them. Some we don’t want. Others we try to hide and still others we can’t help but recall from time to time, if not every day. Wounds make us who we are. Wounds cut. They hurt. They go shallow and they go deep.Continue reading “These are the wounds I wish for Lord…”
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If I don’t preach the Gospel, what can I ever hope to do?
We are bound by love, by the commission of our Baptism to proclaim Christ, crucified, resurrected, and alive to each we encounter! Here’s a great reflection on our duty as Christians from Blessed Paul VI, Pope. How have you proclaimed Christ today? Have you? What’s holding you back? Don’t wait! From a homily by BlessedContinue reading “If I don’t preach the Gospel, what can I ever hope to do?”
Christ should be manifest in our whole life: how to achieve Christian perfection
As I sit here on the shores of Lake Atitlan this morning, the Office of Readings this morning had provided another gem to chew on and mull over. From a treatise on Christian Perfection by Saint Gregory of Nyssa, bishop (PG 46, 283-286) Christ should be manifest in our whole life “The life of theContinue reading “Christ should be manifest in our whole life: how to achieve Christian perfection”
Prayer Request: “Who touched me? Reaching out for Healing with Faith.”
Update: 7/28/17I learned this morning that Ms. Sharon Speaks passed away around 2am this morning. Eternal rest grant unto her O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon her. May her soul and all of the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, Rest In Peace. Amen. May Mary, our Mother ofContinue reading “Prayer Request: “Who touched me? Reaching out for Healing with Faith.””
On the Day I Called for Help – Reflection on Faithfulness in the Lord’s Prayer
In today’s Responsorial Psalm, we hear: “Lord, on the day I called for help, you answered me.” – Psalm 138 Each and every time that we invoke the name of the Lord, he answers us. It might not always be in the way which we desire him to answer, yet he is always there andContinue reading “On the Day I Called for Help – Reflection on Faithfulness in the Lord’s Prayer”
Avoiding Hypocrisy of Prayer in Seminary :: Reflections from praying Compline on Campus
Being in Seminary I tend to take things for granted. The beautiful liturgies, structured prayer time, community of men who all thirst for holiness, etc. Over time I think that it can become a sort of routine and we lose sight of what is really important and the focus of our prayer. This sense ofContinue reading “Avoiding Hypocrisy of Prayer in Seminary :: Reflections from praying Compline on Campus”
Courageous Catholicism And The Need For Sacrifice!
So if you remember, I posted a while back about how now is the time of courageous Catholicism. We have been talking a lot here in our Bruté and Marian communities about the need for Evangelization. (Not to mention, that that was what our theme at camp this past summer was all about.) Pope EmeritusContinue reading “Courageous Catholicism And The Need For Sacrifice!”
A Fake Bishop tries to get into the Conclave…WHAT?!?
A Fake Bishop tries to get into the Conclave…WHAT?!? Yes, you heard that right, a man who tried to impersonate a Bishop was escorted from a meeting of cardinals by members of the Swiss Guard on Monday. They figured out that he was an imposter when they noticed his purple “fascia” was too short and heContinue reading “A Fake Bishop tries to get into the Conclave…WHAT?!?”