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.
Archives for May 2020
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.
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?