But first he must suffer greatly and be rejected by this generation. (Luke 17:25) The foundation of our Christian education teaches us that Jesus Christ suffered and died for our sins. Our faith and the mercy of God flows from this reality. Below is a short poetic mediation based on Luke 17:25. For me, Lord?
I consider that the sufferings of this present time are as nothing compared with the glory to be revealed for us. (Romans 8:18) A few years back, in a short moment of consolation, God, Our Father, impressed upon my soul they joy of eternity. I hope you will enjoy this short poem. “Always, Forever The
Today is the twelfth anniversary of hurricane Katrina. In the aftermath of Katrina hundreds of thousands of lives were changed forever. Now we look to the people of Houston, Corpus Christi, Rockport and other towns in Texas whose lives are now changed forever. The effect without reliance on God and the helping hand of His
Finding the will of God in our life and then following that will is man’s ultimate test. The test by which we will be judged when we face Christ in judgement. Each of us searches for that will in our own way. The Catechism of the Catholic Church beautifully explains our search for God’s will.
Take no revenge and cherish no grudge against your fellow countrymen. You shall love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD. (Leviticus 19:18) Today I opened up the My Daily Bread section of my iMissal app in search of a bible verse on which to meditate throughout the day. Out comes this verse from
Nicholas Gilroy Our Lady and The Guardian I recently had the pleasure of reading Nicholas Gilroy Our Lady and the Guardian by Fr. Stephen Gemme and Deacon George. The story tells the tail of a young seminarian’s first year in high school. During the year he encounters personal challenges like most young men in their
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
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
Can you name somebody close to you that is heroic? If you can, you are blessed. We need many more heroes. By heroes, I am referring to people who possess and try to live out the Christian ideal of Heroic Virtue. Heroes like: St. Therese, Padre Pio, Mother Teresa and Dorthy Day. These great people