We demand excellence in sports, business and many other areas of life. But what about the spiritual life? What does excellence even look like? How can YOU become excellent? That is the subject matter for this homily.
Lent is a time to committ to God...to fall in love with Him...and to live a radical life of Faith, Hope and Love. Our destination is heaven. Are we working hard to achieve our destination? Time to dump the status quo. Dedicate yourself to EXCELLENCE.
There is no spiritual ailment Christ cannot cure. He desires to heal us all. But to be healed, we have to cooperate with His grace. He won't heal us without us. Here are the 4 things you need to do (and its so simple).
In today's second reading, St. Paul speaks of the beauty of women religious -- women who renounce the things of the world to follow Jesus completely. How do you know if Jesus is calling you? Here are 3 good ways to find out...
I am certain God is calling young men to be His priests. But we ALL have a role to play in helping men hear the call.
Humility is the virtue you need to hear God's voice in your soul. Obedience to God is the sign of true humility. God says that our bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit. He calls us to be pure. Impurity is one of the main ways we close our spiritual ears to His voice. But there is a remedy!
The 3 Wise Men found God becuase they took the time to SEEK TRUTH! They weren't satisfied with the easy answers society spoon fed them. They searched with an open heart...and discovered what most missed. Jesus Christ is Lord!
When someone really loves you, they come to your rescue when you need them the most. That's what Jesus did at Christmas. And He continues to do so through His Catholic Church.
If someone who was not Catholic came to our Mass and just observed us: would they know (based on how we pray and how we receive the Eucharist) that we really believe in the Real Presence? Today's homily explains how we ought to receive the Eucharist with reverence and awe--given WHO the Eucharist truly is.