Category Archives: Jesus

Jesus’ Counter-Cultural Message

Jesus’ Counter-Cultural Message Today we can feel around us the criticism that comes from teaching a counter-cultural message.  Christ was first; he taught a countercultural message and it eventually got him crucified because the people simply didn’t want to hear it; … Continue reading

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News of Great Joy!

  News of Great Joy! There is a tendency, at this time of year, for many to go on about the absence of Christ during the Christmas season.  Of course, it is important to draw this distinction so that we … Continue reading

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Lumen Fidei — The Light of Faith – A Commentary Part IV

Lumen Fidei — The Light of Faith Pope Francis’ First Encyclical – A Commentary Part IV Faith The Holy Father shows how faith should be the very foundation of our society in this final chapter – chapter 4 of Lumen … Continue reading

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Lumen Fidei — The Light of Faith – A Commentary Part II

Lumen Fidei — The Light of Faith Pope Francis’ First Encyclical – A Commentary Part II Chapter Two is an incredible section.  The Holy Father points out that there is a necessary and important link between faith and truth and … Continue reading

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Promises of Our Lord to those devoted to His Sacred Heart

As a spiritual devotion during this Year of Faith, our Pastor, Father Jan has instituted  adoration and prayer in the presence of the Images of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary. These are the promises … Continue reading

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Why are you looking at the Heavens?

Why are you Looking to the Heavens? Christianity, especially Catholic Christianity, is not a ‘spectator sport’ or, more precisely, not a ‘spectator religion.’ Ours is a religion of ‘action’ — a religion of a people called to active discipleship and … Continue reading

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Sunday Scripture Notes – The Word of the Lord is Good Enough for Me

Sunday Scripture Notes The Word of the Lord is Good Enough for Me John 12:44-50 For Peter, the word of Jesus was different from the word of anyone else. Had anyone but Jesus told Peter to ‘Launch out into the … Continue reading

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