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Contributed on Sep 20, 2023
He is, as Torah teaches, “slow to anger.” That’s very different from most of us.
Twenty-fifth Sunday in Course 2023 All of Scripture is useful to those whose purpose in life is to attain union with the Blessed Trinity. But there are probably a hundred verses that stand out as critical in the most important pursuit of our existence on earth. Two of these, surely, come from ...read more
Contributed on Sep 19, 2023
Hopefully none of us are in those categories, but allow ourselves to be discipled by Christ in His Church, instructed in His ways.
Saturday of 24th Week in Course One of the great frustrations in many lives is the departure of children or grandchildren or siblings from the practice of their faith. You’ve heard the stories even if you haven’t experience that yourself. A son or daughter goes off to college and then comes back ...read more
Contributed on Sep 13, 2023
Good trees like figs and peaches and dates produce good fruit. Good men and women produce good actions from the good treasure in their hearts.
Saturday of the 23rd Week in Course 2023 One of the more memorable periods in our married life was the year in which we decided to build a new house in a gated community. That was, no doubt, one of the less intelligent actions we’ve taken in the past half-century, but it certainly taught us a ...read more
Contributed on Sep 6, 2023
You then image Christ in your world today, and spread His blessed healing in our crippled society.
Twenty-third Sunday in Course 2023 If you have paid attention, over the years you have heard many times from preachers that with your Christian identity, your baptismal covenant, you were made, like Jesus, prophet, priest and king/ruler. Those are your missions in life, to pray for yourself and ...read more
Contributed on Sep 5, 2023
We look forward at the end of our lives to participating in a New Creation, the very Kingdom of God and of His Christ, the Kingdom of Heaven.
Saturday of the 22nd Week in Course 2023 The overall impression one can get from this very brief Gospel from Luke is that the Pharisees have nothing better to do on the Sabbath than find fault with how other Jews keep Shabbat. In this case, it was not a violation of Torah to eat the grain on ...read more
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Contributed on Mar 21, 2020
Children, as Jesus said, Don't be afraid. Your family is probably founded on some kind of faith. Listen to your parents and other adults whom you trust, and know that nearly everyone is working hard to get us through this trouble. ? In fifty years you will remember this crisis as one of the ...read more
Contributed on Jun 8, 2013
"Now a man can scarcely arrive at the needed sense of responsibility, unless his living conditions allow him to become conscious of his dignity, and to rise to his destiny by spending himself for God and for others. But human freedom is often crippled when a man encounters extreme poverty just as ...read more
Contributed on Apr 26, 2013
ERROR VS. PERSON IN ERROR This love and good will, to be sure, must in no way render us indifferent to truth and goodness. Indeed love itself impels the disciples of Christ to speak the saving truth to all men. But it is necessary to distinguish between error, which always merits repudiation, ...read more
Contributed on Mar 16, 2013
Only in freedom can man direct himself toward goodness. Our contemporaries make much of this freedom and pursue it eagerly; and rightly to be sure. Often however they foster it perversely as a license for doing whatever pleases them, even if it is evil. For its part, authentic freedom is an ...read more