Category Archives: LENTEN REFLECTION

TAKE TIME TO REJOICE IN THE BEGINNING OF TIME AS YOU CELEBRATE LAETARE SUNDAY

!!!! March 30, 2014 by Fr. George W. Rutler The Belgian priest and physicist, Monsignor Georges Lemaître died in 1966 after receiving news that his theory of the birth of the universe—what he called the “hypothesis of the primeval atom”—had … Continue reading

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REJOICE, AGAIN I SAY REJOICE!

!!!! 29 March 2014 Laetare, Ierusalem! http://stlouiscatholic.blogspot.com/2014/03/laetare-ierusalem.html?m=1 The Church to me is all important things everywhere. It is authority and guidance. It is love and inspiration. It is hope and assurance. It is God the Father, God the Son, and … Continue reading

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THE HERESIES OF SOCIALISM ARE LEGION

!!!! « Exit Photo Essay VLAD THE IMPOSTER POINTS THE WAY FOR EURASIAN SOCIALISM The Goldberg File By Jonah Goldberg February 21, 2014 Fascism, Again Timothy Snyder has written the best piece I’ve seen on what’s going on in Kiev. … Continue reading

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SAINT FRANCIS IS CALLING YOU TO PRAYER WITH THE IVORY HORN GIVEN TO HIM BY SULTAN MALIK-AL-KAMIL

!!!! Saint Francis embracing Sultan Malik-al-Kamil The Great Week is here, putting into perspective each day of every week. Following the events of Christ’s Passion expands our biological existence into a life of hope. The solemn ceremonies are like the … Continue reading

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ONE BELIEVES WITH THE HEART, i.e., ONE BELIEVES WITH INTELLIGENCE AND WILL

!!!! Father Cantalamessa’s 4th Lenten Homily St. Gregory of Nyssa and the Way to Know God VATICAN CITY, MARCH 30, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Here is Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa’s fourth Lenten reflection. The preacher of the Pontifical Household gave the homily … Continue reading

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SAINT BASIL AND FAITH IN THE HOLY SPIRIT

!!!! Third Lenten Homily preached by Father Ranieri Cantalamessa OFM, Cap. to the Curia in Romew Friday, March 23, 2012 Third Lenten Homily 1. Faith tends to reality Philosopher Edmund Husserl summarized the program of his phenomenology in the motto: … Continue reading

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LENTEN CHALLENGE: FOR THE TIME BEING, PUT ASIDE YOUR CONCERNS ABOUT OBAMA, MEDITATE ON THE DIVINITY OF CHRIST. “AND YOU, WHO DO YOU SAY THAT I AM?”

!!!! VATICAN CITY, MARCH 9, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Here is the first Lenten homily delivered by Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa, preacher of the Pontifical Household. He gave the sermon today. * * * In preparation for the Year of Faith proclaimed … Continue reading

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HERE IS A HOLY WEEK MEDITATION THAT WILL HELP YOU A LOT

I HAVE BEEN GREATLY MOVED BY TODAY’S POST about Simon of Cyrene by Father Gordon MacRae on his Blog: THESE STONE WALLS.  It is a wonderful Holy Week meditation that I am pleased to pass on to you.  If you … Continue reading

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OPEN YOUR EYES AND SEE JESUS CHRIST

WE SEE WHAT WE WANT TO SEE! Father George W. Rutler offers us some valuable insight into this all too human tendency.   The raising of Lazarus was the last straw for those who refused to acknowledge Jesus as the … Continue reading

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IF TODAY YOU HEAR HIS VOICE, HARDEN NOT YOUR HEART

THE GREAT CHALLENGE WE ALL FACE IN OUR SOCIETY TODAY IS TO HEAR THE VOICE OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST SPEAKING TO US THROUGH THE WHISPERING OF THE HOLY SPIRIT IN THE EAR OF OUR CONSCIENCE. The reason it is … Continue reading

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