Saturday, February 24, 2018
Friday, February 23, 2018
Scripture Speaks: A Glimpse of Glory:
"Today, high on a mountain, Jesus briefly draws back the veil of His humanity to reveal His bright glory to three of His amazed disciples. Why did He think they needed this? Gospel (Read Mk 9:2-10) Today’s reading really requires attention to the context in which it appears (read Mk 8:31-9:1) to best understand it. …"
Posted by Beth Marie at 10:36 AM
The Sacrifice of Isaac:
"On the Second Sunday of Lent, the church places together the story of Abraham and Isaac on Mt. Moriah with the story of Jesus and three disciples on the Mount of Transfiguration. Together, these stories teach us the meaning of Lenten sacrifice..."
Posted by Beth Marie at 10:33 AM
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Lent is for Lovers:
"If you don’t give it up for love, you won’t give it up for long. Growing up in New England—the birthplace of Dunkin Donuts—Dunkin coffee was like mother’s milk to me. Instead of milk, though, I took mine with cream and (because of my diabetes) Sweet n’ Low. It is said that the philosopher Immanuel …"
When Your Heart is Troubled and Afraid:
“Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.” (John 14:27) I love this gentle, comforting Gospel verse, but for a long time, its message mystified me. However hard I tried not to let my heart be troubled or afraid, I couldn’t do it. Fear and worry would take over, and I would …"
Posted by Beth Marie at 10:20 AM
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
From "Today's Gospel Reading":
In Memoriam William Franklin Graham, Jr. / Billy Graham 1918 – 2018
Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon him. May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.
"We are brothers." – Pope St. John Paul II to Billy Graham
Saw him once in the '70's at Pontiac Silverdome in Michigan. Very powerful voice.
Posted by Beth Marie at 2:33 PM
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