The “Imitation of Christ” on the Royal Road of the Cross 2

By Peter Darcy | On Mar 3, 2016 | No Comments

To many the saying, “Deny thyself, take up thy cross and follow Me,” seems hard, but it will be much harder to hear that final word: “Depart from Me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire.” Those who hear the word of the cross and follow it willingly now, need not fear that they will hear of eternal damnation on the Day…

Jesus, King of Patriarchs

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Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR Matthan [became] the father of Jacob, Jacob the father of Joseph, the husband of Mary. Of her was born Jesus who is called the Messiah. Thus the total number of generations from Abraham to David is fourteen generations; from David to the Babylonian exile, fourteen generations; from the Babylonian exile to the Messiah, fourteen generations. (Mt…

We Choose Happiness

By Peter Darcy | On Mar 3, 2016 | No Comments

No one’s life should be rooted in fear. We are born for wonder, for joy, for hope, for love, to marvel at the mystery of existence, to be ravished by the beauty of the world, to seek truth and meaning, to acquire wisdom, and by our treatment of others to brighten the corner where we are…. No one can grant…

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Mirror of Justice

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By Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR For she is the reflection of eternal light, the spotless mirror of the power of God, the image of his goodness. (Wis 7: 25-26) This next interesting Marian title can seem to be rather a mystery. What are we to make of Mary as a “Mirror of Justice”? Well, the image that is reflected in a…

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Trifling with Angels

By Peter Darcy | On Mar 3, 2016 | No Comments

By Peter Darcy The reason we need powers of discernment is because the world is awash with spiritual charlatans, deceivers, and even well-meaning people who get drawn into the seductions of immensely powerful angelic minds. St. Paul says that these people are “following the age of this world, following the ruler of the power of the air, the spirit that…

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