Expression of love

Christ’s cross is the perfect expression of love. All those things that don’t measure up to your ideal life can be transformed into Christ’s likeness. So often, though, we ignore or reject the opportunity to turn to Christ and be transformed. We miss the opportunity to die to ourselves and let Christ shine in and [...]

“Your most powerful…” | SHUT THAT NEGATIVE NOISE OFF! (AND FIND YOUR JOY IN LIFE)

“Your most powerful…" ”Your most powerful reality is the one you cannot see.”©Emma Ortega Negrete Children of God;All too often, we get discouraged by what we see in the natural realm instead of focusing on the power of the spiritual realm. In the spiritual realm, you have abundance in every area of your life (John [...]

Let Us Adore Him

Richard Fragomeni, a priest of the Diocese of Albany, New York, is an associate professor of liturgy and preaching at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. He presents workshops at major Catholic conferences as well as parish retreats and missions. His current work is in the field of word and sacrament: the intersection of symbolic [...]

Saint of the day – St. Monica

 St. Monica Thursday, August 27, 2015 Lived(322?-387) | Feast Day: Thursday, August 27, 2015 The circumstances of St. Monica’s life could have made her a nagging wife, a bitter daughter-in-law and a despairing parent, yet she did not give way to any of these temptations. Although she was a Christian, her parents gave her in [...]

Staying mindful

Whenever you do anything stupid, cruel, evil, or destructive to yourself or others, you are at that moment unconscious, and unconscious of your identity. If you were fully conscious, you would never do it. Loving people are always highly conscious people. To rely on any drug or substance is to become unconscious. -from Breathing Under [...]