a Pope who, according to recently discovered historical evidence, saved more Jewish lives during World War II than any other religious and political leader combined….
To fulfill his mission, even after his death on the Cross, Jesus formed a living Body composed of all his faithful followers united into the one Mystical Body of which he is the head.
1) Defense of human life; 2) Defense of religious liberty; 3) Defense of traditional marriage and the family; and, 4) Defense and protection of the poor and needy. These are key issues in the upcoming election….
Jesus Christ came to earth on a mission. Everything he did and said was directed towards the accomplishment of his mission.
Can we ever be proud of anything? Sure, we can be proud to be called Sons of God. Saint Paul said, “Therefore in Christ Jesus I have found reason for boasting in things pertaining to God” and again, “Let him who boasts, boast of the Lord.” For it is not the man who commends himself that is accepted, but the man whom the Lord commends” (2 Cor 10:17- 18)
Love creates equality, says St. Augustine of Hippo in one of his sermons. St. John of the Cross reiterates the same principle in his Spiritual Canticle: “It is the property of love to place him who loves on an equality with the object of his love.” Love creates equality. This is an important spiritual principle.
Stephen required that one in every ten towns must build a Catholic church; and he provided for the support of the local priests by instituting a tithe to assist churches and pastors, and to help the poor
All the saints have three things in common: a profound love for Jesus in the Eucharist, a faithful devotion to Mary, the Mother of Jesus, and unquestionable loyalty to the Church.
Thousands anxiously seek strange devotions and apparent extraordinary phenomena. But Jesus is really with us. Why don’t we go to Mass every day? Why don’t we make visits to the Blessed Sacrament? It is because we really don’t believe. We believe that God is a distant God. But, he is not distant. He is really with us. Close to the tabernacle a candle burns brightly as a permanent reminder that God is with us. God is truly present and he reveals himself to all those who believe.