This Sunday’s readings reveal to us the beauty of the New Covenant that Jesus made with us on the cross. We no longer only know Him from afar, but Jesus desires to dwell within us in the Eucharist. Fifth Sunday of Lent: Jer 31:31-34; Ps 51:3-4, 12-13, 14-15; Heb 5:7-9; Jn 12:20-33 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed
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This Sunday it’s all about the “why.” Find out why God sent his Son, why you should care, and why it matters this Lent. Fourth Sunday of Lent: 2 Chr 36:14-16, 19-23; Ps 137:1-2, 3, 4-5, 6; Eph 2:4-10; Jn 3:14-21 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed
The past, present, and future are all connected in God’s perspective. Can we see things from a different perspective too? Second Sunday of Lent: Gn 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18; Ps 116:10, 15, 16-17, 18-19; Rom 8:31b-34; Mk 9:2-10 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed
Encourage One Another This one’s for the girls! Try out this wallpaper with 1 Thessalonians 5:11 on it: “Therefore, encourage one another and build one another up, as indeed you do.” Download: 2560×1440, 1600×900, iPhone Wallpaper Read more [...]
Well, another new football season is under way and it got me to thinking about how the Catholic Mass can be a lot like a football game, if we look at it the right way …
When I ask you, “How many friends do you have?” what pops into your mind? Is it …
How many “true” friends?
How many Facebook friends?
How many friends in my whole lifetime? Actually, it’s far more than any of those numbers. In truth you have more friends than you can count. The saints in heaven are the best friends you could ask for – and they’re pulling for you.
There are few evils in this world that tear me apart like abortion does.
Many people try to make abortion strictly a political battle. Others attempt to make it a scientific debate. Still others reduce it to a subjective argument, one in which “no one person” is right or wrong – that it’s all about “what’s right for you.” None of these give the full picture, and all fail to take into account God’s objective truth.
There’s so much I want to say, but I know that the Lord’s words are more powerful and more effective than anything I could ever come up with. Here are a few verses to help you help others understand that life begins at conception.
So here we are, in the week that brings us Christmas. Even though we’ll be at Mass twice in three days, this is a week where it’s easy to forget to actually pray. I’m no sage of spirituality but as my Christmas gift to all of you, I’ll share a prayer exercise that’s been tremendously fruitful in my own life. It’s called ‘Lectio Divina,’ which literally means ‘Divine Reading.’