Young In Christ
Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Feb 9, 2019 (message contributor)
1. Young And In A Deserted Place
Contributed on Feb 9, 2019
If you don’t sharpen a blade from time to time, it gets dull.
Saturday of the 4th Week in Course Young and in a Desert Place This prayer from the author of the Letter to the Hebrews fits so well with our psalm and Gospel today that I would like to share the links. The prayer is “Now may the God of peace who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, the ...read more
2. Restless Hearts
Contributed on Feb 24, 2019
The active atheist's life is not only meaningless,. . . but tragic in the worst sense, because, absent a miracle, he turned his back on a free offer of eternal joy.
Seventh Sunday in Course 2019 For the Catholic Students Group Today our Office readings begin a series from the book of Ecclesiastes, or Qoheleth, which means “the Teacher.” It is one of the best-known of the Wisdom books of the OT, purportedly written by King Solomon, who, at least in his youth, ...read more
3. Forcing People To Be Good, Can It Happen?
Contributed on Oct 15, 2021
It’s alien to Christ’s life and law of love to force compliance. One cannot and may not try to force sanctity or even basic justice on another.
Sophomore year in high school. We were assigned to study world history at that time, and we were using a Christian textbook, which rightly saw Jesus Christ as the center of all history. We even date years before and after the birth of Christ, even though the time line is about 3 years off what was ...read more
4. Let Your Soul Dance
Contributed on Feb 12, 2022
John, Mary, Jesus. Would any of us doubt that they were blessed, blessed by their faith in the enduring presence and redemption of God?
Sixth Sunday in Course year C There is a very unexpected expression in today’s reading from St. Luke. The most literal translation reads: Blessed are you when men hate you, and when they exclude you and revile you, and cast out your name as evil, on account of the Son of man! Rejoice in that ...read more