Writings About Saints
Have your faith and hope been increasing this week? They should be. The two most important public events of the past week have been the Solemnity of All Saints and the Commemoration of All Souls…
Jesus summoned His disciples and said, “My heart is moved with pity for the crowd, for they have been with Me now for three days and have nothing to eat. I do not want to send them away hungry, for fear they may collapse on the way.”
When the high school students begin their semester exams, and the seminarians begin their rigorosa, and the temple leaders seek to trap Jesus by starting an argument with a false premise—we briefly examine the role of reason and faith as modeled by the early Roman martyr St. Justin.
Brothers and sisters, I am speaking in human terms because of the weakness of your nature.
Writings For Spiritual Growth
It can be an uncomfortable experience when we’ve “put in our place,” reminded of our lower status, that we are not always in charge. This is what appears to be happening in the daunting scenario Jesus proposes to His apostles today.
From the moment He came into this world of ours Our Lord immediately started to make use of signs to tell us what He wants us to know.
Blessed are those servants whom the master finds vigilant on his arrival (Luke 12: 37).
“Everyone who acknowledges Me before others, the Son of Man will acknowledge before the angels of God.”
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