Christ

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

A Tyrant and a Saint from the Same Small Country

 Mother Teresa of Calcutta was largely known for her work in India, so we tend to forget that she was born in the tiny Eastern European county of Albania. What many also may do not [...]

By |2021-03-14T17:13:31+00:00December 1st, 2019|Comments Off on A Tyrant and a Saint from the Same Small Country

Clerical Contraception – the Other Priestly Scandal

Among the many hard teachings of Christ that is deeply “offensive” to the dominant secular culture today is the Church’s age-old prohibition of the use of all forms of artificial contraception, which is a clearly-defined [...]

By |2019-03-07T12:53:05+00:00March 7th, 2019|Comments Off on Clerical Contraception – the Other Priestly Scandal

Forgiveness is For Losers

Christian forgiveness is a revolution. By that I mean it does what revolutions always do: it overthrows the ancien régime, the old, decaying order of the world. Forgiveness vanquishes the survival-of-the-fittest mentality that often characterizes [...]

By |2018-10-02T18:54:36+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on Forgiveness is For Losers

Five Infallible Ways to Keep the Devil at Bay

A pronounced feature of the countryside surrounding the beautiful city of Cali, Columbia is a set of three crosses perched atop the mountains to the east. But no one can recall who put them up [...]

By |2020-10-20T18:53:51+00:00February 6th, 2018|Comments Off on Five Infallible Ways to Keep the Devil at Bay

The Blasphemy All Around Us

Casual swearing. Routine profanity. Mainstreamed irreverence. These curses of our age don’t seem to shock us like they used to. Ever since Rhett Butler first uttered the “D” word in Gone with the Wind in [...]

By |2018-01-10T11:46:59+00:00January 10th, 2018|Comments Off on The Blasphemy All Around Us

Jesus, Sun of Justice

Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR You have been told, O man, what is good, and what the LORD requires of you: Only to do the right and to love goodness, and to walk humbly with your [...]

By |2021-03-14T17:25:28+00:00July 4th, 2016|Comments Off on Jesus, Sun of Justice

Jesus, Purity of Virgins

Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR I am already the spouse of a Lover much more noble and powerful than you. He is a Prince whose bride keeps, as the most glorious of crowns, a spotless virginity. [...]

By |2016-06-04T23:50:36+00:00June 4th, 2016|Comments Off on Jesus, Purity of Virgins

Jesus, Master of the Apostles

By Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR For you, Eternal Shepherd, do not desert your flock, but through the blessed Apostles  watch over it and protect it always, so that it may be governed by those you have [...]

By |2016-05-05T23:46:05+00:00May 5th, 2016|Comments Off on Jesus, Master of the Apostles

Jesus, Light of Confessors

By Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR We are the soldiers of peace, we are the army of the peacemakers, fighting for God and peace, Deo et paci militantibus. Persuasion, good example, loyalty to God are the [...]

By |2016-04-02T23:44:15+00:00April 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on Jesus, Light of Confessors

Jesus, King of Patriarchs

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 [...]

By |2016-03-03T23:38:48+00:00March 3rd, 2016|Comments Off on Jesus, King of Patriarchs

Jesus, Most Obedient

Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR Though he was in the form of God, [Jesus] did not regard equality with God something to be grasped. Rather, he emptied himself, taking the form of a slave...he humbled himself, [...]

By |2016-02-05T23:31:18+00:00February 5th, 2016|Comments Off on Jesus, Most Obedient

Jesus, Author of Life

By Fr. Benedict Groeschel, CFR What is urgently called for is a general mobilization of consciences and a united ethical effort to activate a great campaign in support of life. All together, we must build [...]

By |2016-01-22T23:28:07+00:00January 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Jesus, Author of Life
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