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Tuesday of Holy Week JOURNEY TO WISDOM - April 15, 2014 http://journeytowisdom-ocbs.blogspot.com/2014/04/tuesday-of-holy-week.html
Give Me a Word: Radical Hospitality QUANTUM THEOLOGY - April 7, 2014 As we move toward Holy Week and Easter, I find myself listening harder for the voices that call from unexpected places, wondering how I can be Christ in these situations, so far away from me, not only in physical distance, but in experience. I'm struck with remorse that mothers must scavenge food for their children in bombed out streets in Syria , that parents in the Sudan are boiling inedible roots for their children to eat. Would I wash their feet? Greet ...http://quantumtheology.blogspot.com/2014/04/give-me-word-radical-hospitality.html
Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time IGNATIAN SPIRITUALITY: SET THE WORLD ABLAZE - February 19, 2014 Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time February 23, 2014 Leviticus 19:1-2, 17-18; Psalm 103; 1 Corinthians 3:16-23; Matthew 5:38-48 Very hard sayings that are lofty ideals, but very difficult realities come down to us this week: Bear no hatred, take no revenge, cherish no grudge and love your neighbor. These are difficult sayings when someone has wronged us because we want to fight to bring about the truth. The last thing we want to do is to offer ...http://predmore.blogspot.com/2014/02/seventh-sunday-in-ordinary-time.html
Living a Life of Grace Is 'Hard Work' REFLECTIONS AND RUMINATIONS - February 16, 2014 Did the martyrs and holy men and women live a somewhat different kind of life than we do? Whenever we read about those wonderful and heroic lives of the saints, the picture that we often get in our heads is that these people were specially set aside by God to manifest a special love for him through the difficult and often painful times that they lived in. It seemed as if they were born with a certain immunity to the ways of the world, and at the crucial point in time, were ...http://frlukefong.blogspot.com/2014/02/living-life-of-grace-is-hard-work.html
10 Reasons Why Many Catholics Would Stop Going to Church If Jesus Was Their Pastor AGGIE CATHOLICS - January 30, 2014 ... deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me. " -Luke 9:23 He doesn't care about image, success, money, or trends. He cares about faithfulness, charity, hope, grace, peace, generosity, humility, etc. and He wants you to care about those things too. *** "For what will it profit them if they gain the whole world but forfeit their life? Or what will they give in return for their life?" -Matt 16:24 He would focus on holiness, discipleship, preaching the Good News, and evangelizing ...http://marysaggies.blogspot.com/2014/01/10-reasons-why-many-catholics-would.html
Celebrating God's Forgiveness MARY, OUR MOTHER - January 27, 2014 ... until she found a priest who would hear her confession. But she fell ill and the plan had to be delayed for a few weeks. Finally, she found another local parish, waited until after Benediction and "strengthened by the graces of the Eucharist, I confessed my sins. The priest was lovely. I cried a lot. He gave me absolution and for penance, a Hail Holy Queen." Looking back on these setbacks after two years Laura rejoices that despite "locked doors, golfing priests and nasty ...http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/YVVY/~3/an7wLdkwp4Y/celebrating-gods-forgiveness.html
God, Being Unchanging, He Is Enough VULTUS CHRISTI - January 2, 2014 ... bookmark, or even writ large on the wall of my cell. Oh, what a great secret it is to be alone with God alone and to allow him to go about his work. It was fashionable in 17th century France to cultivate the art of spiritual direction. Mother Mectilde explains why she feels that she doesn't need a director "who would be after her week after week." Like Saint Thérèse, she is a little soul who wants only to be a prey to God's good pleasure. And so, as ...http://vultus.stblogs.org/index.php/2014/01/god-being-unchanging-he-is-enough/