John 14:27 May peace be with you; my peace I give to you: I give it not as the world gives. Let not your heart be troubled; let it be without fear.


Luke 6:23 Be glad in that day, and be lifted up for joy, for your reward in heaven will be great: for their fathers did these same things to the prophets.


Mark 12:30 And you are to have love for the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength


Romans 12:12 Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.

Monday, February 24, 2014

A New Commandment

Turn the other cheek? What? To walk in the footsteps of Christ is not easy.  If we are the temples in which God resides there is no room for hatred or revenge. Our God is the God who saves; He is our redeemer;He is our salvation. If we are his temple, we must emulate his mercy. We must forgive as he has forgiven and continues to forgive. We are invited to partake in and for fill his love and bring ourselves to perfection. Paul is the greatest testament of Christ's forgiveness, he became a great temple of Christ's love. We must try to be perfect as our father is perfect. Is that difficult? Well, yes, it can be but that is the challenge our faith journey. Nothing in life is easy. Can we turn the other cheek? Yes, we can. The God of love, the God who sent his son for our salvation said we could, we should. Pick your battles and you will find that with your eyes and heart focused on Christ your battles will be less. Live in the love of Christ. See as He sees and Love one another as He has Loved you!

Friday, February 21, 2014

The Ignatian Workout for Lent:40 days of Prayer,Reflection, and Action

The Ignatian Workout for Lent: An Online Retreat

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Faithful Prayer

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Lent Reflections with Fr. Robert Barron

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Salt of the earth, be the light

"You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men." "You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden . . . Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven." (Matthew 5:13-16)

In today’s reading Jesus wants us to follow him with totality. He wants through our works to preserve our faith and trust. He wants us to continue his work. The good works that we do is the “flavor” and it will shine like a light. Back in Jesus’ time and until recently salt was used to preserve food. And the gift of light was a feeling of security. To be called Christian is more than words, it is through action that we can call ourselves followers of Christ. He is the way, the truth and the light. When we fully follow Him we become the beacon, the guide, for others to bless the world through him.

Go out and preach the gospel by your lives and use words if necessary!

Friday, February 7, 2014

World Over - 2014-02-06 - Son of God sneak peek, Roma Downey & Mark Burn...

Sunday, February 2, 2014

An Ignatian Prayer Adventure online retreat

Presentation at the Temple

The Presentation of the Lord

Oh, what joy! Simeon has seen God's promise fulfilled. Simeon has always had his heart and eyes set on God. When Mary and Joseph presented Jesus to him, he recognized Him immediately. Is your heart set on God? Would you be able to recognize Christ if you saw Him?

Dear Jesus, fill my heart with your love so I may recognize you in all things.