I charge you to keep God’s command without blame or reproach until our Lord Jesus Christ shall appear….He is the blessed and only ruler, the King of kings and Lord of lords who alone has immortality and dwells in unapproachable light.
~1 Timothy 6:14-15

Jesus, Meek and Humble of Heart

By Peter Darcy | On Sep 11, 2015 | No Comments

By Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart; and you will find rest for your selves. For my yoke is easy, and my burden light. (Mt 11:28-30) Have you ever…

Jesus, Strength of Martyrs

By Peter Darcy | On Aug 8, 2015 | No Comments

By Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR O Lord Jesus, King of Martyrs, to those who must suffer torment and violence, hunger and fatigue, be Thou the invincible strength sustaining them in their trials and assuring them of the rewards pledged by Thee to those who persevere unto the end. (Pope Pius XII, “Prayer for the Church of Silence,” July 16, 1957.)…

Jesus, Joy of Angels

By Peter Darcy | On Jul 7, 2015 | No Comments

By Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR For to which of the angels did God ever say, “You are my son; this day I have begotten you”? Or again: “I will be a father to him, and he shall be a son to me”? And again, when he leads the first-born into the world, he says: “Let all the angels of God worship him.” (Heb…

Heart of Christ, Burning Furnace of Charity

By Peter Darcy | On Jun 4, 2015 | No Comments

By Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR  Ite, omnia incendite et inflammate! Go forth, set the whole world on fire, and inflame all things!    (Words of St. Ignatius Loyola for Jesuits going to the foreign missions, 1540-1555.) In virtually every country I have visited in my many travels over the years you can find in that nation’s capital the equivalent of…

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Jesus, King of Glory

By Peter Darcy | On May 1, 2015 | No Comments

By Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR In the beauty of the lilies Christ was born across the sea, With a glory in His bosom that transfigures you and me: As He died to make men holy, let us die to make men free, While God is marching on. Glory, glory, hallelujah! –“Battle Hymn of the Republic,” verse 5, Julia Ward Howe,…

Jesus, Angel of Great Counsel

By Peter Darcy | On Apr 9, 2015 | No Comments

By Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; Upon those who lived in a land of gloom a light has shone. For a child is born to us, a son is given to us; upon his shoulder dominion rests. They name him Wonder-Counselor, God-Hero, Father-Forever, Prince of Peace. His dominion is vast and forever peaceful. (Isaiah…

Jesus, Teacher of the Evangelists

By Peter Darcy | On Mar 3, 2015 | No Comments

By Fr. Benedict J. Groeschel, CFR The Church has always and everywhere held and continues to hold that the four Gospels are of apostolic origin. For what the Apostles preached in fulfillment of the commission of Christ, afterwards they themselves and apostolic men, under the inspiration of the divine Spirit, handed on to us in writing: the foundation of faith,…

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