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Marriage Preparation
Faith & Life

3 Ways How You Can Prepare for Your Future Spouse (Gospel Reflection)

Father Ian VanHeusen presents a gospel reflection and spiritual exercise on the Mass readings from the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary…

gospel reflection
Faith & Life

Conquer the Day: Four Points for Morning Meditation (Gospel Reflection)

Father Ian VanHeusen presents a gospel reflection and spiritual exercise on the Mass readings from the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary…

Gospel reflection
Gospels

Seduced by the Selfie? The Narcissism of Modern Pharisees (Gospel Reflection)

“This is the end which befalls evildoers. And in this life scoundrels always receive their just deserts!” – Don Giovanni,…

leadership gospel reflection
Gospels

5 Things Jesus Teaches About Leadership (Gospel Reflection)

Is your authority building up, or tearing down? Presenting five things that Jesus teaches about leadership, used as an examination…

Gospel reflection
Gospels

Resisting the Trap of Isolation: The 2 Great Commandments & the Meaning of Love (Gospel Reflection)

“Love is an inclination” – Hannah Arendt A long time ago I heard the story of a rose who realized…

immigration gospel reflection
Controversial Subjects

The Immigration Issue: How to Discern Amidst Controversy (Gospel Reflection)

How do we approach controversial political issues from a Catholic perspective, especially ones as charged as immigration? Discerning what we’re…

Gospels

Whose Coin, and Whose Soul? How Images Remind Us About God’s Love (Gospel Reflection)

“For as much as he stirs in vain, man always walks within his image.” – Augustine, Commentary on Psalm 38:7…

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Gospels

Are You Building Up or Tearing Down? Which Kind of Person do You Want to Be?

On social media, at work, at home, in your community, at school… are you building up or are you tearing…

Pope Francis

Pope Francis Shares The Secret For Being Set Free From Sin, Sorrow, And Lonliness

The joy of the Gospel fills the hearts and lives of all who encounter Jesus. Those who accept his offer…

St. Augustine of Hippo

What’s the Difference between Reading and Understanding the Scriptures?

The wisdom of what a person says is in direct proportion to his progress in learning the Holy Scriptures –…

St. Augustine of Hippo

What Should I Do If A Scripture Passage Isn’t Clear?

In matters that are obscure and far beyond our vision, even in such as we may find treated in Holy…

St. Augustine of Hippo

Can We Pick Only What We Like in the Gospels?

If you believe what you like in the gospels, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the gospel…

St. Augustine of Hippo

The More You Grow the More the Bible Grows with You

The bible was composed in such a way that as beginners mature, its meaning grows with them. – Confessions