A Response to Fearmongering

Well, people are writing with fear and panic underlying their comments and articles in the face of the States sanctioning same-sex marriages. Why?  We are people of hope, not doomsayers or fearmongers. Christ has already triumphed over sin and death. We are  not called to focus on disaster, on evil, on sin. Christ commanded us to…… Continue reading A Response to Fearmongering

Let Go Of Fear: Pope Francis on Mercy

Mercy is at the crux of both the Gospels and the teaching of the Church.  Pope Francis challenged Christians to let go of fear to embrace the most desperate in our society just as Christ did. Christians do not have a choice; we must exercise mercy because we have been shown mercy. “God has sent…… Continue reading Let Go Of Fear: Pope Francis on Mercy

Be Merciful not Fearful

Pope Francis continued his catechises on the Church as mother during this Wednesday’s general audience in St. Peter’s Square on Sept.10. Throughout the entire address, the pope constantly reiterated that the concept of mercy is at the crux of both the Gospels and the teaching of the Church. He also challenged Christians to let go of fear…… Continue reading Be Merciful not Fearful

DO WE TRUST MORE IN THE POWER OF GOD OR THE DEVIL?

We cannot allow fear of the devil and deception to be stronger than our trust in God’s Mercy and Grace. Fear freezes us, often preventing the inner spiritual journey that leads to fullness of life in Christ.  As Catholics, we are often leery of personal revelation. Of course we should be cautious but what are we so worried about? The…… Continue reading DO WE TRUST MORE IN THE POWER OF GOD OR THE DEVIL?

THE FIRE OF GOD

  Blog Blitz Big Clicks Winner: Joy of Nine9, This article was chosen by Catechism and Apologetics, the Big Clicks Catholic Blogger is Joy of Nine9 for the post The Fire of God   I do not understand the mystery of grace — only that it meets us where we are and does not leave us where it found us.”