What difference do I make in this dark and fallen world?
A few thoughts after seeing Passion of the Christ again. (It’s our Good Friday tradition now.) In the Garden, Peter asks Jesus at one point if they ought to flee. Jesus answers that it doesn’t matter; His time has come. The movie goes to slow-motion as Judas betrays the Lord and the guards move towards…
Earlier in the week, I re-posted a piece about the power of taking part in the reading of the Passion Gospel on Palm Sunday. Since it’s Good Friday, I thought I’d share this video; though it takes place on a Palm Sunday, today is a good day to remember what happened on this day almost…
How Holy Thursday Mass changed my perception of the Last Supper
Why do we read the Passion narratives, and is there a benefit to having the entire parish read it together?
There is real, healing power in the Sacrament of Confession, and I was reminded of that fact the last time I went.
Elsa’s been on the loose in Southwest Virginia, but that’s not keeping us from having Small Successses!
Originally posted on zeal4thefaith:
“Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ on behalf of his body, which is the church.” Colossians 1:24 (YOUCAT 230) Penance is making restitution or satisfaction for a wrong that has been…
Some people say you can do all kinds of things to keep your kids Catholic. They’re wrong.
The CRS Rice Bowl app helps to humanize our Lenten sacrifices and alms-giving by showing us who we’re helping.