CAN’T WE ALL JUST GET ALONG?

Holding hands

I attended a workshop recently led by a Benedictine priest, a great writer and speaker. His message was good, and there was much to take away. Just one thing bothered me: He complained loudly about the Church.Let me put it in context. He's a priest. That is, he is ordained, consecrated to the service of Holy Mother Church and dedicated to the people of God. But rather than helping to build the Body of Christ, he tears it down by criticizing and belittling and griping about something so small … [Read more...]

God Needed Heroes– But Was This What He Meant?

JUNE 29 - FEAST OF STS. PETER AND PAULThere is an old adage:  “God doesn’t call the qualified; he qualifies the called.”And if you’re looking for a man who proved that by his life, the apostle Peter is your guy.  Peter, you’ll recall, denied Christ three times in the courtyard on Holy Thursday night.  Peter had seen his Master beaten and condemned to death, and he feared the Romans and the Jews who had treated Jesus so cruelly.Poor, bedraggled Peter—fearing for his life, he had three … [Read more...]


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