Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Thank you EWTN! My favorite Priest, Fr. Mitch, on my birthday today!
"How to Pray and How to Listen to God Our Father"
Posted by Beth Marie at 10:49 AM
Seven Meditations on Christ’s Seven Last Words:
"For centuries Catholics have pondered the rich meaning of Jesus’ seven last words from the Cross. These words are the seven brief sayings Jesus uttered while He hung on the Cross in utmost pain and loneliness..."
Posted by Beth Marie at 9:57 AM
Monday, February 19, 2018
Mottoes can help by reminding us what’s behind our Lenten sacrifice. Use a short phrase, or find a motto from a Catholic saint that suits your purpose. Repeat it as little or as much as you need to connect your action with your goal of growing nearer to Christ through some small suffering. Click to read more.
Do You Need A Motto For Lent?
In Questioning Us, Jesus Invites Us to a Personal Encounter:
"Today, Jesus’ questions reach across the centuries and draw us into the gospel. He asks who do we say that He is? Do we love Him? Why do we doubt?..."
Posted by Beth Marie at 3:38 AM
Celebrating Human Life in the Holy Land:
"I was recently able to interview Michele Bowe, DM, President of the Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem Foundation (headquartered in Washington, DC, and supporting the Hospital itself in Bethlehem). Michele, who is a “Dame of Malta” (DM), is a member of the international Catholic Order …"
Posted by Beth Marie at 3:36 AM
Changing Our Judgmental Character:
" In almost every show or movie there is a character that is completely annoying. You know exactly who I’m talking about. They’re mean, constantly complaining, gossiping, wimpy, and judgmental. Basically, they’re annoying and you just don’t like them. I’ve always wondered: if I were a character in a movie, how would I be perceived? ...."
Posted by Beth Marie at 3:34 AM
Sunday, February 18, 2018
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Return to Me:
"Even now, says the LORD, return to me with your whole heart, with fasting, and weeping, and mourning; Rend your hearts, not your garments, and return to the LORD, your God. For gracious and merciful is he, slow to anger, rich in kindness, and relenting in punishment. Perhaps he will again relent …"
Posted by Beth Marie at 10:11 AM
Scripture Speaks: 'Repent and Believe in the Gospel':
"Sunday, we hear Jesus announce the familiar call of the Church during Lent: “Repent, and believe in the Gospel.” Gospel (Read Mk 1:12-15) In one of the lectionary’s shortest Gospel readings, St. Mark describes the beginning of Jesus’ public ministry. Right after His baptism by John in the Jordan, “the Spirit drove Jesus out into …"
Posted by Beth Marie at 10:08 AM
Friday, February 16, 2018
Only Jesus is Enough:
"Some of Jesus’ commandments to us seem a bit out of reach. For example, he commands us, “Be perfect, as your heavenly father is perfect” (Matt 5:48). “Be merciful, as your Father is merciful” (Luke 6:36). Be like God. We are even to become one with him. This is the whole purpose of God becoming …"
Posted by Beth Marie at 2:09 PM
A Love that Overflows in Kind Deeds:
" Love is the heart and soul of religion. God is love, and every kind deed is a step toward God. Life is a school in which you acquire knowledge regarding the means of making your life and the lives of your fellowmen happy. That education is founded on love. You cannot live without love, any …"
Posted by Beth Marie at 1:52 PM