Last month we explored the devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. This month, we explore the devotion the Precious Blood of our Lord. The Precious Blood, given to us by our Lord Jesus Christ during the Last Supper, grants us an opportunity to … Continue readingJuly: Devotion to the Precious Blood of Our Lord
I came across the following anatomical and physiological details of death by Dr. C. Truman Davis that breaks down death by crucifixion and in particular how it applied to Christ and what He endured. His analysis was published in Arizona Medicine in 1965. Crucifixion was … Continue readingDeath by Crucifixion and Christ
According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church and the Bible, we are saved by grace alone. But, what is grace? What does saved by grace alone mean? I must admit that I cannot do any better a job explaining what grace is than what … Continue readingWhat is Grace?
This Lent I find myself contemplating the nature of sacrifice more than I ever have before. While I have often given something up for Lent, most of the time I view that something more as a challenge to myself than as a sacrifice that is … Continue readingUniting Our Lenten Sacrifices with Christ Crucified
This is the second of a series of posts reflecting line-by-line on the Anima Christi. When I was assigned to write about this line of the Anima Christi I felt a sense of relief. After all, we all know that without Christ’s bloody sacrifice of … Continue readingLine -by-Line Prayer Reflection: Anima Christi, Part 2