The Mystical Vine, the Catholic Church is animated by a novel vital principle, which is its Soul, the Holy Spirit, who is the Grace that animates all the members of the Body of Christ.
Pentecost and the Gift of The Spirit: Be Transformed, Recreated, and Elevated Into Eternal Life
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.
Does Forgiving Mean Forgetting?
Forgiveness of others is required of all who bear the name of Jesus. Those who refuse, cannot be associated with Christ, for in doing so they also refuse to extend compassion as their Master has extended it to them. In order to forgive others, it is necessary to will it as Christ himself willed to die on the cross for our sake.
Advent Week 2: Comfort Zones aren’t for Christians
You weren’t made to be comfortable on a couch eating chocolate. You were made to be the hands and feet of Christ extending his love to all. You were made to take risks for the love of God. Sound scary? Maybe so, but you were made for greatness.
The Mystery of the Church
Jesus Christ founded a Church that inherited His doctrine, His law, His grace, and His Love: the Holy Spirit. The mystery of the Church was the culmination of Salvation history, of that mysterious Love of a lover that God had manifested towards humanity and His Chosen People.