Category: Meditation

Growing in Faith Through Detachment

Recently, someone I know intimately was told he had a terminal illness. He had been divorced for years and was somewhat estranged from his daughter. Sadly, he faced the realisation that his life would be much shorter than he had thought. My friend, Joshua, did something strange. He began to spend his money on things

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The Way of the Cross

Though harshly treated, he submitted and did not open his mouth; Like a lamb led to slaughter or a sheep silent before shearers, he did not open his mouth. (Isaiah 53:7) The most profound truth ever revealed to mankind is that Jesus Christ, the Nazarene, God and Savior died for our sins so that we

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Mediation on the Characters of the Passion of Christ

Mediation on the Characters of the Passion of Christ It can be argued that The Passion of Christ is the single most momentous event in human history. Christ so loved each of us that He was willing to suffer and die on the cross. Through Christ’s passion and death He redeemed the world and opened

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Finding Our Savior in the Quiet of Prayer

Rising very early before dawn, he left and went off to a deserted place, where he prayed. (Mark 1:35) Our relationship with Christ, like all relationships we value, must be sown and fertilized like the wheat in a field. Prayer is the water that brings depth and breath to our life in Christ and is

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I Am Your Brother – We are Called to Evangelize

I Am Your Brother – We are Called to Evangelize Andrew, the brother of Simon Peter, was one of the two who heard John and followed Jesus. He first found his own brother Simon and told him, “We have found the Messiah” (which is translated Anointed). Then he brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked at

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Virtue Conquers Temptation

From the moment we are able to reason all humans are tempted to sin throughout our lives. In an effort to overcome this temptation a holy spiritual director will help is develop virtues which will detach us from our predominant fault. The Catechism of the Catholic Church defines virtue as: A virtue is an habitual

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Are We Herodians or Christians?

Are We Herodians or a Christians? At the time of Jesus’ birth, the Herodians were the loyal followers of King Herod, the king of the Jewish people. History tells us he was somewhat less than noble, having killed two of his own sons to protect his power and slaughtering innocent children in a vain attempt

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