Prepare for Easter with our friend Matt Maher in this series of new video reflections. Come back each day of Holy Week for a new reflection. Make sure to share them with all your friends.
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A stranger is no longer a stranger for the person who must become a neighbor to someone in need, to the point of accepting responsibility for his life, as the parable of the Good Samaritan shows so clearly (Lk 10:25-37). Even an enemy ceases to be an enemy for the person who is obliged to love him (Mt 5:38-48; Lk 6:27-35), to “do good” to him (Lk 6:27, 33, 35) and to respond to his immediate needs promptly and with no expectation of repayment (Lk 6:34-35). The height of this love is to pray for Read more [...]
Monday Lent is a journey. We go through this time “in the desert” with the Lord, looking forward to that Easter morning, when we celebrate his incredible resurrection. For me, the journey of Lent usually is difficult. It’s difficult not because of the things I chose to fast from during this time, but usually it is because some sort of trial has come my way. Maybe it’s a relationship that is struggling, or someone saying something totally false about you, or feeling distant from God or your family. Read more [...]