Ordinary 27 – How much faith do we need? Just enough to let God handle things! Faith grows when we face hardships. Write down the messages God has given you. All you have to do is be a faithful servant and God will take care of the rest.
Ordinary 23 – Marriage and discipleship both require a total gift of self. If you try to negotiate a lower ‘cost’, you’ll find these relationships constantly frustrating. If you’re not afraid to pay the price, the rewards are out of this world.
Ordinary 28 – You can’t do something to inherit eternal life because Jesus himself is Eternal Life. He loves you, and he desires you to be his friend. The journey may cost you everything, but it’s worth 100 times more. ”I love you. Come, follow me.”
We can only love the Lord our God when we begin to realize how much He loves us. Once we are rooted in God’s love for us, then we can go and love others as Christ has loved us. And that gives great glory to God. [AUDIO]
The scholar knows so much about the law but he’s forgotten the heart of the law. Many of us know the Catholic faith, but have we forgotten what it’s all about? Have I fallen in love with Jesus? (29 Oct 2017)
The problem with the Catholic Church is that most Catholics don’t have a personal answer to this question. We have gotten so used to seeing the Church in a de-Jesus-ified way. We think of Baptism as “entry into the Church”. We think of Sunday Mass and regular Confession as, “ways to keep your church membership current.” We often think that …
Catholics in the United States are leaving the church faster than ever. In the past 10 years our area has seen a 30% decrease in Baptisms and a 40% decrease in the number of Catholics choosing a church wedding, and lots of declines in school and catechism classes. While the Catholic Church in the South and Southwest shows some good growth, …
King Ahaz can’t save himself, and neither can we. God’s Son comes to save us. He is welcomed into the community of Mary and Joseph. Through the Holy Spirit, the community of believers becomes God-with-us to one another. [AUDIO]
To be like Jesus, we have to be willing to join him in giving and serving without looking for a reward. When we do, we are pleasantly surprised at what we receive. Because giving and serving generously makes us like God Himself. (18 Oct 2015)
To inherit Eternal Life you must follow Jesus and let go of the security you have built for yourself. What have you built to give yourself security? Don’t be afraid to follow Jesus away from them. Only Jesus can give you Eternal Life. (11 Oct 2015)