Writings About Saints
St. John the Baptist is not just any prophet. In our Lord’s own words, he is a “prophet . . . . and more than a prophet.”
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
Who said: “I know that only love can save the world…and this is my mission forever!”? Answer: Wonder Woman. Who wore a cape, scaled mountains, and drove in a bullet proof car? Answer: Pope John Paul II.
“We ate and drank in your company and you taught in our streets.” This complaint from people our Lord says He doesn’t know suggests that, in fact, they considered themselves somewhat close to our Lord—at least at one time.
When a father first takes his young son to train him in the art of being a man, there are many apparently unrelated skills the boy has to learn one by one: throwing, catching, swinging, sprinting, sliding, and so on…
“Jesus summoned the Twelve… and He sent them to proclaim the Kingdom of God…”
From the dawn of revelation, there were prophecies about a coming Savior. He would later come to be known as the Messiah.
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