Praying With The Parables Of Jesus

Praying With The Parables Of Jesus

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choice Making a decision is never easy.

What To Do When Your Choice Means Disappointing Someone | Gospel Reflection

  “Life is always a triumph of the improbable and a miracle of the unexpected.” – Henri de Lubac Making a decision is never easy. But it is even harder when we have to decide between two good things. Choosing which has priority is not always clear-cut. Feelings of guilt are always just around the […]

Gospel reflection 3rd Sunday Advent Spiritual Exercise 5 Ways to Prepare the Way of the Lord

5 Ways To Prepare The Way Of The Lord: An Advent Spiritual Exercise

Advent is a time to prepare your heart for Jesus’ coming at Christmas, as well as to prepare others around you to receive Him as their Savior. Especially with the non-Catholics and non-Christians in your life, how can you use this season of grace to help others open themselves up to the freedom and joy […]

Catholic Bible Study Ascension Luke

When And How Do Our Lives Become Truly Spiritual? | Luke 24: 46-53

One of the best ways to enrich your experience at Sunday Mass is to pray the gospel reading personally. A great way of doing this is using the “Lectio Divina”; this is a powerful method which we explain here. The following is the Sunday gospel reading with a reflection that is especially aimed at youth. We hope that […]

Gospel reflection Catholic Bible Study For Mark 1:21-28

Are You Hiding From Life? Frozen To Avoid Pain?

“He sat quite still, benumbed and cold but little Gerda shed burning tears of joy; and they fell on his bosom, penetrating to his heart, where they thawed the ice…” ~ Hans Christian Andersen, The Snow Queen Many times we freeze ourselves so as not to feel what we experience. Perhaps it is an attempt […]

Gospel Reflection Acts 2:1-11 Pentecost Holy Spirit

Let The Holy Spirit Transform Your Fear: How To Embrace The Challenges Of Your Mission

In today’s Gospel reflection, Father Ian VanHeusen presents a spiritual exercise based on Acts 2:1-11. St. Ignatius of Loyola explains, “By the term “Spiritual Exercises” is meant every method of examination of conscience, of meditation, of contemplation, of vocal and mental prayer, and of other spiritual activities. “For just as taking a walk, journeying on […]

Gospel reflection - Why Forgiveness is Like Oxygen

How Lack Of Forgiveness Causes Community To Break Down

Peter approached Jesus and asked him, “Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive? As many as seven times?” Jesus answered, “I say to you, not seven times but seventy-seven times. That is why the kingdom of heaven may be likened to a king who decided to settle accounts with his […]

gospel reflection

3 Keys To Draw Loved Ones Back To God

How can you help fallen-away family members return to the Lord? Many of us ache over our loved ones’ separation from God, be it through ignorance, stubbornness, woundedness, or otherwise, but we feel inadequate in our attempts to draw them to faith. We present a Gospel reflection on the parable of the land-owner and the […]

Recognizing Jesus, we find ourselves

Discover Your True Identity When You Encounter Jesus | Catholic Bible Study

In today’s video reflection, Father Ian VanHeusen presents a spiritual exercise based on Luke 24:13-35. We hope you enjoy and use this Catholic Bible study. A reading from the holy Gospel according to Luke 24:13-35 That very day, the first day of the week, two of Jesus’ disciples were going to a village seven miles from […]

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