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?
Fatherhood – The Christian Responsibility to Send Faithful, Strong, Independent and Hard Working Children into the World. Men, we need to revive the honor of fatherhood in western society. Without the essential element of fatherhood society is lost. Today’s post is a follow-up to a past post on fatherhood titled, “The West Has Daddy Issues!”
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
Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven. (Matthew 7:21) Very few days go by when a conversation with a good Christian may presents itself with a relativistic view of morality. Perhaps, a portion of the
The godly walk with integrity; blessed are their children who follow them. (Proverbs 20:7) A child’s natural inclination is to follow in the footsteps of their father. They are drawn to the strength and security of a father whose goal in life is to protect and serve his family. In the absence of the solid
In today’s Gospel, written by St. Luke, Jesus gives us another version of The Beatitudes. Raising his eyes toward his disciples Jesus said: “Blessed are you who are poor, for the Kingdom of God is yours. Blessed are you who are now hungry, for you will be satisfied. Blessed are you who are now weeping,
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