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Summit reflection video for The Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time with Joel Stepanek.
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There are many women who are a vital part of salvation history and their stories are critical parts of Sacred Scripture. This scriptural devotion will inspire young women to raise their heads along with Mary, Martha, Lydia, and Esther and look into the eyes of Jesus, the God who loves deeply and perfectly.
You are going to make thousands of decisions today and one of them might change your life. Are you confident that what you want and what God want are the same thing? Don’t leave it up to chance - leave it in the hands of the Holy Spirit.
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by Joel Stepanek
We can only speak in a way that makes us open to the wildly creative, incomprehensible, and wholly incredible Spirit of God that transforms us and our world, making all things new.
Beyond our hurt, beyond our questioning, beyond our fear, there is still a God that is all-powerful, all-good, and all loving. He has not changed – God is the same yesterday, today, and tomorrow.
Why are you afraid of dying? I needed to dig heavy into that question. I didn’t like the answer, but it was something I needed to hear.
God’s heart is for you. Don’t let that statement be a cliché or platitude. Look at it again. Let it roll over you and take you in. Embrace this divine mystery and seeming contradiction. God is a self-contained Trinity, in need of nothing. He is being itself. God has no […]
You weren’t made for “maybe.” God wants all of you – Jesus asks us to jump in with both feet.
You *finally* find a parish that has confessions…AND THEY ARE HAPPENING RIGHT NOW.
YOU COULD BE FREE AND FORGIVEN BY DINNER TIME.
I think, as Catholic men, we need to do away with the idea of a ‘friend zone,’ and here is why:
It disrespects our Christian sisters.
I am not depression. I am the son of the King. Even in darkness, He carries me.
Maybe it was the first time in a long time, maybe it was the 100th time this past month. You know what you need to do – you’ve got to get to confession.
Some of those were positive ways, but many of us deal with anger by just pushing it down inside of us or ignoring it.