Tag: Faith

Without the Cross There is No Salvation

Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it. What profit would there be for one to gain the whole world

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A Heroic Priesthood 

Heroic Priesthood On June 21, 2017, with the passing of Monsignor Richard Mouton, we lost a friend, a spiritual guide and a member of our family. More importantly, The Church lost one of Her extraordinary priests. Ordained sixty two years ago, Monsignor was one of the last surviving Second Vatican Council designated experts. Please pray

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Heroic Parenting 

Almost everything we know about parenting we have learned from our parents. Almost everything our children will know about parenting they will learn from us. One look at the reaction of young adults at campuses across the country in the last several months and most reasonable people can come to the conclusion that we have

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Some People Choose Evils

Some People Choose Evil  The Lord will rescue me from every evil threat and will bring me safe to his heavenly kingdom. To him be glory forever and ever. Amen. (2 Timothy 4:18) Recently, I was having a conversation with a friend about their difficult family situation. They explained that several close relatives have chosen

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The Foreboding Silence of Good Friday 

Good Friday Yet it was our pain that he bore, our sufferings he endured. We thought of him as stricken, struck down by God and afflicted, But he was pierced for our sins, crushed for our iniquity. He bore the punishment thatmakes us whole, by his wounds we were healed. We had all gone astray

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Truth Matters, Tone Matters, Words Matter

Truth Matters, Tone Matters, Words Matter If I speak in human and angelic tongues but do not have love, I am a resounding gong or a clashing cymbal. (1 Corinthians 13:1) A friend sent me this meme via text. I believe it provides great direction and is worthy of further exploration. Today's world of social

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True Friendship 

True Friendship  Pleasant speech multiplies friends, and gracious lips, friendly greetings.  Let those who are friendly to you be many, but one in a thousand your confidant.  When you gain friends, gain them through testing, and do not be quick to trust them.  For there are friends when it suits them, but they will not

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