The Glory of God

Getting it right

THE RIVER WALK

The Glory of God

I have given them the glory you gave me, so they may be one as we are one. I am in them and you are in me. May they experience such perfect unity that the world will know that you sent me and that you love them as much as you love me. (John 17:22-23)

Read: 2 Samuel 13:1-39, John 17:1-26, Psalm 119:81-96, Proverbs 16:6-7

Relate:

“The glory of God is man fully alive.” I don’t know if John Eldredge is to blame or if he is simply the person among many using it, who brought this quote to my attention. It first appeared on my radar in his book Waking the Dead but since that time it seems to be appearing everywhere in ever increasing frequency. Unfortunately, although it is usually being credited where it should, Irenaeus, it is most not certainly being used as it should. This quote has been warped…

View original post 490 more words

Saint of the day 30th May

St. Joan of Arc   Lived: (1412-1431) | Feast Day: Monday, May 30, 2016 Burned at the stake as a heretic after a politically-motivated trial, Joan was beatified in 1909 and canonized in 1920. Born of a fairly well-to-do peasant couple in Domremy-Greux (southeast of Paris), Joan was only 12 when she experienced a vision [...]

Saint of the day 29th May

St. Madeleine Sophie Barat   Lived: (1779-1865) | Feast Day: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 The legacy of Madeleine Sophie Barat can be found in the more than 100 schools operated by her Society of the Sacred Heart, institutions known for the quality of the education made available to the young. Sophie herself received an extensive [...]

Saint of the day 28th May

Venerable Pierre Toussaint Venerable Pierre Toussaint, philanthropist The original uploader was Paczilla007 at English Wikipedia - Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons., Public Domain, 19 September 2006 https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2326719t Lived: (1766-1853) | Feast Day: Thursday, May 26, 2016 Born in modern-day Haiti and brought to New York City as a slave, Pierre died a free man, a renowned hairdresser [...]

Celtic saint of the day 26th May

The Venerable Bede Feastday can be 25 May also. Born in Northumbria, England, 673; died at Jarrow, England, on May 25, 735. In the days when Northumbria was a great scholastic centre with famous schools at Jarrow and York, Bede was the most distinguished of its scholars. Beginning at age seven (or three?), he was [...]

Celtic Saint of the day 27th May

Augustine of Canterbury First Archbishop of Canterbury, Apostle of the English; date of birth unknown; d. 26 May, 604. Symbols: cope,pallium, and mitre as Bishop of Canterbury, and pastoral staff and gospels as missionary. Nothing is known of his youth except that he was probably a Roman of the better class, and that early in [...]

Saint of the day 26th May

St. Philip Neri Lived: (1515-1595) | Feast Day: Thursday, May 26, 2016 Philip Neri was a sign of contradiction, combining popularity with piety against the background of a corrupt Rome and a disinterested clergy, the whole post-Renaissance malaise. At an early age, he abandoned the chance to become a businessman, moved to Rome from Florence [...]

Celtic saint of the day 23rd May

St Gobhan, has long been historically linked with the parish of Seagoe – Teach dho-Ghobha in County Armagh. A St Gobban - Gobban find mac Lugdach(c 560-639), was primarily known for his abbacy of the monastery of Oldleighlin, County Carlow, where in 633 an importantsynod was held to debate the timing of Easter. This monastery [...]