If You Aspire To Serve The Lord, Prepare Yourself For An Ordeal | Sirach 2:1

“My child, if you aspire to serve the Lord, prepare yourself for an ordeal” (Sirach 2:1)

More Catholic Resources On The Bible

Free Catholic Bible Study Matthew

Conquer the Day: Four Points for Morning Meditation

How well (or poorly) do you prepare for your day? Are you one of the wise virgins, ready with oil in your lamp, or – like the foolish, unprepared virgins – does the day get away from you for failure to properly prepare, pray, and meditate on a structure that keeps you on the good […]

0 comments
Catholic Bible Study Are you speaking or Listening to God? Lent Catholic

Are You Speaking AND Listening To God?

“Words are choice and precious vessels that can be filled with anything, even the wine of error.” ~ Augustine, the Confessions Words express the way we relate with the world. If we pay attention to the way we speak, we will probably grasp something about the way we love. Some people, in fact, choose silence […]

0 comments
fragile Catholic Bible Study Gospel of Mark

To Hide Or To Share Our Souls: What To Do When Fragility Challenges Us

“If God has created all things, where does evil come from?” – Saint Augustine When we feel inadequate, fragile, or guilty, we immediately look for something to hide behind. We are ashamed of our nudity. We don’t want to be seen. It’s a recurring sensation throughout our lives, one that we must all face up […]

0 comments
love

How Do We Love Those Who Oppose Us?

It can seem easier to keep everyone happy by agreeing with the majority. We earn praise, or at least avoid trouble, when we’re on board with popular opinion. On the flip side, actually disagreeing, even politely, can draw all kinds of pressure to change our minds.  Our peers may even go as far as to […]

0 comments
Free Catholic Bible study Advent

The Meaning Of Life Hangs On A Promise Already Kept | Catholic Bible Study

“Man is a rope stretched between the animals and the ‘overman’” ~ Nietzsche Anthony De Melo once asked, “What is the difference between a sinner and a saint?” Smiling, he responded, “None! They are both sinners; it’s just that the saint knows it.” We spend a great deal of our lives asleep, unaware of what […]

0 comments

15 Bible Verses Catholics Can Memorize

Do you have any Catholic Bible verses memorized? If you really believe in the power of the Word of God, you should make an effort to study it, understand it, and memorize it. It is a gift that we have been given to help us in our faith. It’s very useful in the Christian life to […]

0 comments
15 Bible Stories Told With Lego

15 Bible Stories Told With Lego

How can playing with Legos serve God? I find it amazing when a person can take a talent that seemingly has nothing to do with God and find a way to use it to bring Him glory.Knowing the amount of time that it takes to create each of these scenes makes it even more inspiring […]

0 comments
Smartphones Dumb Disciples MARK 4: 26-34

Do Smartphones Promote Dumb Disciples? Mark 4: 26-34

Groceries such as Whole Foods online are instantaneous. Gardens are not. Gardens are progressive. We scatter seeds and as we sleep they sprout and grow. Groceries market the obvious by deploying dye or colored lights to make produce more noticeable. Gardens do not. Most of us, as in Jesus’ day, know not how the land […]

0 comments
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 […]

0 comments
Happiness Is Only Real When Shared? A Catholic Bible Study On Mk 10: 2-16

Happiness Is Only Real When Shared? A Catholic Bible Study On Mk 10: 2-16

I recently saw Into the Wild, a film that came out in 2007 that tells the true story of a young man who, after graduating from college, left his family and his bourgeois world in search of happiness, thinking that he could find it in a state of total isolation from civilization. After a rather […]

0 comments

Catholic-Link Donations donate donation donor

Keep Searching, Keep Learning

Our Newest Images:

May 13: A Day Of Fasting And Praying The Rosary

May 13: A Day Of Fasting And Praying The Rosary

“In the midst of current tensions, we invite Catholics around the country to join us in fasting and praying the Rosary on Friday, May 13, the Memorial of Our Lady of Fatima. Let us offer our prayers and fasting for these intentions: For our nation, for the integrity...

Stations Of The Cross Image

Stations Of The Cross Image

We adore you, O Christ, and we praise you. Because by your holy cross you have redeemed the world. Stations of the Cross The First Station: Jesus is Condemned to Death The Second Station: Jesus Carries the Cross The Third Station: Jesus Falls for the...

Giving Up Social Media For Lent?

Giving Up Social Media For Lent?

Don't Miss Catholic-Link's Lent Resources! Subscribe Today! Still Don't Know What To Do For Lent? Try Our Quiz! https://catholic-link.org/what-should-you-give-up-for-lent-penance-fast-catholic/ More Lent Resources And Help! This Lent, Catholic-Link.org will offer...

Catholic-Link