WHAT DOES “BEING A GOOD CHRISTIAN” ENTAIL?


WHAT DOES “BEING A GOOD CHRISTIAN” ENTAIL? “[B]eing a good Christian doesn’t simply mean knowing – at a level appropriate to one’s situation in the Church and in society – the Church’s teaching on the sacraments or on prayer, or on general and professional moral norms. The goal is much higher: immersing ourselves in the…

DIE UNTO SIN, LIVE FOR GOD, AS CHRIST DID.


EASTER SUNDAY: DIE UNTO SIN, LIVE FOR GOD, AS CHRIST DID. St. Paul clearly states that Our Lord’s Passion, Death and Resurrection made it possible for us to share in His eternal life through the sacrament of Baptism, whose promises we have just renewed today. As such, let us strive to die with Christ, giving…

OUR LORD’S WAY, OUR WAY, IS THE WAY OF THE CROSS.


OUR LORD’S WAY, OUR WAY, IS THE WAY OF THE CROSS. A Pope Francis recently said in a tweet, “anyone who flees from the Cross is not a true Christian.” Let us resolve to follow Our Lord faithfully, without being afraid of His Cross. CSFH PHOTO

20th Sunday O.T. (A). JESUS AND THE CANAANITE WOMAN. Faith, a way of life.


20th Sunday O.T.  (A). JESUS AND THE CANAANITE WOMAN. Faith, a way of life. OUTLINE Summary of ideas of today’s readings Beautiful dialogue: Jesus tests the faith of the Canaanite woman. Authentic Christian faith, transcends a mere intellectual plane. It is a way of life which includes taking risks. 1. Summary of ideas of today’s…

POPE FRANCIS: CHRISTIANS, BEARERS AND AMBASSADORS OF CHRIST.


POPE FRANCIS: CHRISTIANS, BEARERS AND AMBASSADORS OF CHRIST. (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis used his remarks ahead of the traditional Sunday Angelus prayer to reflect on the essential characteristics of Christian missionary discipleship, which he identified as being bound to Our Lord Jesus Christ and being bearers of Him – ambassadors of Christ, as St. Paul…