The gift of the Spirit constitutes in a real way an immediate entry into eternal life; for by virtue of the indwelling Spirit the Christian shares in God’s own divine nature.
There is a radical joy in unfulfillment. Because, paradoxically, as the Lord Jesus’ burning touch fills us with greater longing, it leads the heart to expand with an emptiness that brings expectant peace.
Mary is a beacon of peace in troubled times because, through her intercession, she directs us into a deeper relationship with her son, our Lord Jesus Christ. Praying the Rosary is a means of doing just that.
There are no ranks among the victors over death for libertines, religious freethinkers, and those who value pride and power over meekness, humility and love. Those who raise the banner of triumph, adorned with everlasting life, do so by the saving death of Christ.
Are you saved? It’s a question that often confuses Catholics. The most common answer I hear is: “Well, I’m a good person, so I hope to get to heaven.” Ah … nope. Wrong answer.
Has COVID-19 resulted in a sacramental as well as economic recession? What is the relationship between the sacraments and our salvation?
Where are our shepherds? Who’s doing the herding? Newsflash…the political arena has overstepped their authority and we need to stand-up for our rights!
Should Catholics believe all Church teachings? Living an authentic Christian life is not as easy as it appears to be. If you live it the way the Church wants you to live, it is one of the most challenging religions in the world.