Tag Archives: Christ

Spiritual Minute: “All Those Poor People”

Christians often talk about “all those poor people who need our help so badly.” I have a big problem with this. Should I say that again, A BIG PROBLEM. First, I know that statements and actions often proceed from a … Continue reading

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Spiritual Minute: Ask For Divine Grace!

A quick word on St. Joseph’s Day! What struck me about Pope Francis’ installation homily was his reference to tenderness. He said we should not be afraid of tenderness, of goodness. This, along with his challenge that we should protect … Continue reading

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Dare To Live Without Answers!

Wow, I’ve been reading Ann Voskamp’s blog. Awesome. “Dare to never make pain invisible but dare to say injustice is intolerable. This takes courage. This takes Christ. Dare to give up clarity — because God gives a call. Dare to give up … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks Part #1

It seems to me that we constantly ask God for all sorts of things, that comes naturally to us. But giving thanks does not come so naturally to us. Out of 10 lepers who were healed by Christ, remember, ONLY … Continue reading

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Simple Liturgy Enriches Grand Liturgy & Vice Versa

I actually would like it if a future Pope wore the Tiara. I don’t think we have to limit ourselves. For example, if the Popes in certain instances went back to using the royal we in language and in writing … Continue reading

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Attacks On Francis Begin In Earnest

Mark Shea has done a great job defending against early attacks on Pope Francis here. It stands to reason that the radical seculars will be even more up in arms about Francis on account of the fact that he is … Continue reading

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Pope Saint Pius X’s Prayer to St. Joseph!

Below is a beautiful prayer to St. Joseph the Worker by Pope Saint Pius X. I hope this is the first of a series of prayers to St. Joseph written by Popes! What could be more appropriate in this month of St. Joseph … Continue reading

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Lent and Faith

Then Pope Benedict XVI tweeted the below on February 17th: “Lent is a favorable time in which to rediscover faith in God as the foundation of our lives and of the Church’s life.” And there is nothing more fundamental to … Continue reading

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Spiritual Minute: Satan Thrives On Secrets

Satan thrives on secrets and secrets lead to lies, lies lead to distrust, distrust leads to broken relationships, broken relationships lead to fragmentation in the body of Christ, fragmentation in the Church leads to a decrease in the Church’s able … Continue reading

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Spiritual Minute: Are We Persecutors?

Christ has clearly taught that if we are true to him that we will experience persecution from those who are not true to him, or at least not entirely true to him. All the saints experienced such persecutions even from … Continue reading

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