A Prayer for Lent O gracious Master, infuse in our hearts the spotless light of Your Divine Wisdom and open the eyes of our mind that we may understand the teachings of Your Gospel. In still in us also the fear of Your blessed commandments, so that having curbed all carnal desires, we may… Continue reading 5 prayers you should say this Lenten Season
The Five Love Languages, from the popular book, seem to be all the rage these days. This makes perfect sense, as understanding someone’s love languages allows you to understand them and love them in a way that makes them feel fulfilled. So how do these Love Languages tie in with God? After all, it seems like… Continue reading God Loves In All Languages
We all face extraordinary circumstances from time to time. We have been advised to handle these times by seeking God in prayer and fasting, to be especially attentive to his words, and the working of the Holy Spirit. If we are receptive to his will, God will provide for our needs and see us though anything. … Continue reading Here are the Seven Most Powerful Prayers of the Catholic Church
St. Paul announced Jesus Christ to “idol worshippers” in Athens without attacking them, but by building bridges, Pope Francis said Wednesday. “We also ask the Holy Spirit today to teach us to build bridges with culture, with those who do not believe or with those who have a creed different from ours. Always build bridges,… Continue reading Pope Francis: St. Paul announced Christ to ‘idol worshippers’ without attacking them
Q – A few years ago, it was announced that the term “Yahweh” is no longer to be used (removed from all songs). It seemed like an odd decision and with all that is going on in the world, a huge waste of time to make a big deal about. Why did we do this?… Continue reading Why Don’t We Use “Yahweh” In Mass Any More?
Father, Son, and Holy Spirit aren’t so hard to imitate, really. Every year we celebrate Trinity Sunday, a day we badly need. It is a feast about unity that preserves multiplicity: The feast celebrating the Three who is also One, the one God who is Father, Son and Holy Spirit. By imitating the Trinity, the… Continue reading The Trinity’s tips for your family
Full Question Will God fulfill all our desires and longings in heaven? Answer If we go to heaven, our hearts will have been freely conformed to God and his will for our lives. Otherwise, we could not enter heaven (Rev. 21:27). All our desires and longings will be for good and we can count on God… Continue reading Will God fulfill all our desires and longings in heaven?
The devil’s hatred for Christ and for our redemption is the root cause of all persecution since the beginnings of the Church, Pope Francis said at a special liturgy that focused on modern martyrs. “The memory of these heroic witnesses, old and new, confirms us in the knowledge that the Church is a Church of… Continue reading Pope Francis' teachings on how to conquer hatred
We all love to celebrate Easter with brightly colored hard boiled eggs, candy, cute pictures of bunnies and chicks and we all love to gather together to party! Regardless of how you celebrate Easter, don’t forget the real reason for the holiday. Jesus Christ lived a life without sin and selflessly gave it away for… Continue reading 8 thought-provoking Easter quotes to inspire
We admit that shadows lurk within our hearts. “I do not do the good I want, but I do the evil I do not want.” (Romans 7:18) Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Nobel prize winner and long-term prisoner of the Russian Gulag, said that “the battle line between good and evil runs through the heart of every man.” It’s… Continue reading Lenten Series: The Seven Deadly Sins
Social media and the Internet has made it easier to share anything anywhere. Most of the time we spend in cyberspace, we see come across wonderful statements — about life, love and other concerns. It assures us that we are not alone, we are going to beat every obstacle and will follow the path of… Continue reading Famous Viral Quotes people think came from the Bible
Do you struggle making time or paying attention to the Bible? You’re not alone. Sometimes life gets busy and suddenly it’s time for bed; that’s when we realize we didn’t spend any time with God or immersed in His Word all day. Sometimes it isn’t about being busy, it’s about being unable to concentrate, so… Continue reading 9 Ways to read the Bible in a more immersive way
Every year we give something up for Lent. Sometimes picking what to give up is hard and other times we consider doing something extra to really immerse ourselves in what God has for us – but what are our options? Lent isn’t just about giving something up for a time. It’s about giving of ourselves… Continue reading 10 important things to consider during Lent
Pope Francis visited the parish of St Mary Josefa on the edge of the Diocese of Rome A practical first step toward holiness — as well as for assuring peace in one’s family and in the world — is to pray for a person who has caused offence or harm, Pope Francis said. “Are you… Continue reading Pope’s tip for becoming a saint: Pray for someone who doesn’t like you
Tatsuya Shindo, a Japanese man covered in tattoos and missing the tip of his pinkie finger – a Japanese gang custom to show atonement for an offense or as a punishment for one – once lived for money. Today, he lives for God. Shindo joined the Japanese mafia, known as the yakuza, when he was… Continue reading Former mobster cleans up and becomes a preacher
Without making room for God’s word in their heart, people will never be able to welcome and love all human life, Pope Francis said. “Each life that we encounter is a gift deserving acceptance, respect and love,” the Pope said in his message for Lent, which begins March 1 for Latin-rite Catholics. “The word of… Continue reading Money and pride make people ignore God’s word,’ Pope says in message for Lent