During this Lent I've been trying to work through a new devotional as well as keep up with my daily readings and reflections I get from my Laudate App. It's a lot and some days I only get to one. However, both have brought up this image of laying whatever is bothering me "at the… Continue reading Freedom Through Jesus: Lay It All At HIS Feet.
Today at Mass we had a guest priest, Fr. James Quinlan. Priests are generally impressive, at least to me, but this guy was definitely special. He had a strong, clear voice and caught my attention, causing me to desire to hang on his every word. He was visiting from overseas, where for the past six… Continue reading Cross Catholic Outreach: Food, Shelter, and Hope to the Poorest of the Poor
We all know the story of the prodigal son: he took his inheritance, spent it all, came back humbled and sorry, and his father rejoices, slaughtering the fattened calf. Meanwhile, his brother gets all in a huff because he has always done the "right" thing and was never celebrated as his brother is on his… Continue reading The Prodigal Son: A Reflection
A devout follower falls to Jesus's knees and asks what he must do to have eternal life. Jesus's answer has perplexed the average Christian since the words were spoken: "You are lacking in one thing. Go, sell what you have, and give to the poor and you will have treasure in heaven; then come, follow… Continue reading “Go, sell what you have, and give to the poor.”