The message that we find in today’s video is clear enough: Christmas is about Jesus. Amongst all the gifts, the wrappings, the fruitcakes, the visits to Santa Clause, and everything else, don’t forget what’s most important: Jesus.
The Church has a multi-faceted identity. It is the Mystical Body of Christ because Jesus promised that he would remain united with us. He said, “Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood abides in me and I in him (John 6:54). He compared our union with him as fruitful branches united to him, the True Vine (John 15:5).
On October 17, 2012, six monks appeared on the Today Show and sang the ancient yet ever new chants which open the heavens and bring them down to those of us who need the gentle rain of grace in the desert of our daily lives.Monks are always involved in the rising of the Church. They help to water the growth of the renewal it signals. Monks are prophetic seeds of the kingdom to come who always seem to be around right when we need them the most.
if you care seriously about living authentic Catholic social teaching and social justice in the United States of America then you must vote for Mitt Romney….
Food Stamp enrollment is at an all-time high in the United States. At last count, there are 46,681,833 are now enrolled in the social welfare program.
“What if you had to choose between our country and Jesus, what would you choose? We have not had to make that choice, yet.” With that last comment, a ripple of recognition could be felt in the audience, as if the Archbishop was tapping into the deep concern that brought them into the gymnasium on a beautiful Saturday afternoon in autumn.
Biden’s statement was “Not a Fact”
an Anglican convert to Catholicism and later a cardinal, is one of the great modern teachers of the faith. Through a diligent study of the Scriptures and the Fathers of the Church, Cardinal Newman pursued the truth wherever it led him.
The New Evangelization and Its Connection to Voting In November: Strive To Heal, Elevate and Perfect Our CultureSeptember 23, 2012 No Comments
Authentic participation in the New Evangelization requires one’s proper exercise of the right and duty to vote. But that cannot occur in the absence of careful, reasoned and informed moral discernment; nor can it occur if the hierarchy of evils is ignored when voting. The most relevant question is this: when I stand before Jesus Christ, will I be able to justify my voting choices, or will whatever I say merely be an attempt to rationalize them? The answer to that question makes all the difference.
I certainly can’t vote for somebody who’s either pro-choice or pro-abortion.I’m not a Republican and I’m not a Democrat. I’m registered as an independent, because I don’t think the church should be identified with one party or another….