Writings About Saints
"Today is the feast of St. Benedict in the 1962 Calendar. And St. Benedict’s life is a model of how we should approach Holy Week."
Thinking on needing to preach on St. John the Evangelist, a story I had read in one of Fr. Groeschel’s books on spirituality came to mind, which I now share with you...
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.
Writings For Spiritual Growth
In the Gospel Jesus says to the Jews who did not believe in Him: “When you lift up the Son of Man, then you will realize that I AM.”
During this season of penance and mercy, the evil spirit, always envious of the human race, seeks to prevent us from profiting from God’s grace. His strategy is clever and manifold.
St. James admonishes the early Christians and us not to show partiality towards the rich and well-to-do over the poor amongst ourselves in the Church. He reminds us to fulfill the royal law according to the scriptures, Love your neighbor as yourself.
Our Lord admonishes us, “Let your yes be yes and your no be no.” Yet there are several gospel passages where our Lord appears to be saying ‘No’ and ‘Yes’ at the same time.
Innumerable are the works of sacred art—icons, paintings, and frescoes—that depict this mysterious moment…
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