Dear brothers and sisters, let us not be closed to the newness that God wants to bring into our lives!
Our mission field is our own back yard. The West is pre-Christian – not Post-Christian! Rather than waste any more time bemoaning this fact, rather than join the naysayers, it is time to enter into the new missionary age which stretches out before us. All we need is the intimate personal communion with the Risen Lord Jesus which so obviously motivated St. Francis Xavier and the evangelical courage which is its fruit. It is time to get to work
In liturgical prayer, especially the Eucharist, and – formats of the liturgy – in every prayer, we do not speak as single individuals, rather we enter into the “we” of the Church that prays. And we need to transform our “I” entering into this “we”.
“from that trip on, I felt something inside me telling me: “Litus, you are free and can do whatever you want, but you are not happy”
it was announced that Holmes registered as a parishioner at the Church of St. Francis Xavier in New York City.
While there may be some such Catholics who might change their minds regarding abortion, or contraception, or infallibility if only the doctrines were better explained to them, most Catholics who disagree with these, and other, doctrines understand well enough why the Church teaches what it teaches, but they still refuse to accept them. So if they understand on an intellectual level the general reasons for a doctrine, why do some Catholics accept doctrine and others reject it? The answer is that the fundamental obstacle lies not with the intellect, but with the will.
Always famous for the long lines of people waiting to go to confession, Medjugorje is now building 36 more outdoor confessionals to facilitate more privacy and fewer open air confessions.
The Gospel is so clear, it tells us how to discern! By the fruits you will know the tree! It has been 30 years when Medjugorje has given us fruits that are ultimately exquisite!
by JoAnne Thorn “…Take these words of mine into your heart and soul…” (Deuteronomy 11:18, 26) I call myself Christian. I call myself Catholic. These words define me in a vague manner. But they do not fully describe my true self, the self known only to God. My most hidden motive behind every word and action ...