Category : Scripture

Written on Jan, 13, 2020 by in | Leave a comment

Today and especially in America, Christians imagine ourselves persecuted. While there are times when we are met with prejudice, it is frequently the case that we have brought this on ourselves. Rarely, are we the object of derision because of our fidelity to the Gospel or the witness of the early Church.

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Written on Jan, 06, 2020 by in | Leave a comment

Everything you see is the fruit of not just of Christmas but of that “little flock.” All around us we see the fruit of those in the Old Testament who lived in hope for His coming and those in the New Testament and throughout the history of the Church down to this day and in this place who in faith followed Christ.

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Written on Dec, 16, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

Though our sacrifices our different, our calling is the same; To witness to Christ. And just as we have a shared vocation, we have a shared joy.

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Written on Dec, 03, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

To say, as we do, that salvation is found in the Church is to say that salvation begins the Church. The life of the Church is not the goal of life in Christ but only the starting point.

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Written on Nov, 18, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

It is however not enough to be attracted to the Good. Loving what is good is only possible to the degree that I become good myself.

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Written on Nov, 04, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

Let us learn from Peter and Paul and the failures of the rich man! Let us practice simple kindness. Let us make kindness our daily rule for how we will respond to those God brings to us.

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Written on Oct, 28, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

Today God stands ready to give us what we don’t want. But what we don’t want is immeasurably better than that for which we ask.

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Written on Sep, 11, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

Today, Jesus calls each of us to perfection. He calls each of us to take that which keeps us from Him and put it the service of God and of our neighbor.

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Written on Sep, 05, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

My brothers and sisters in Christ! Jesus calls us today to be brave! To speak on behalf of those without a voice and to act on those without the ability to resist wickedness.

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Written on Aug, 26, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

We need to be faithful in the work to which we have been called. We need to resist the temptation to substitute theology or history, liturgy or ascetical struggle for a clear and convincing proclamation and demonstration of God’s love.

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