We are slaves to many things in our daily lives; work, commutes, money, material goods, physical fitness, sex, food, sports and entertainment, …even family life and religion can become our master. I only have to look at what is consuming my mind and my time to identify what or who it is I serve. … Continue readingWho is My Master?
I read this past year (I do not recall where) that mercy is that love that keeps evil at bay. Mercy does not permit evil to progress further. And from a priest: Divine Mercy is the greatest exchange of charity. I hope by reflecting on … Continue reading“You Shall Not Pass!”
An acquaintance recently joked, “-slippery slope! The Eucharist started out as ‘snack time’ for the Catholics and look where that went!“ I’m not sure he knows how a slippery slope works. The Eucharist is a Christian teaching that has remained constant for 2000 years. That … Continue readingWas the Eucharist Ever a Little Snack?
Last month, we discussed the July devotion to the Precious Blood. Today, we explore the August devotion to the Most Blessed Sacrament. We know, as Catholics, that we encounter Jesus whenever we go to Mass and experience the Consecration. When wine and bread are transformed … Continue readingAugust: The Month of the Blessed Sacrament
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