Frassati Reflection: Finding God in Times of Trial

Originally posted at Frassati Reflections. Because he himself was tested through what he suffered,he is able to help those who are being tested.—Hebrews 2:18 All around the sick and all around the poor I see a special light which we do not have.—Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati During these times of trial, we may begin to … More Frassati Reflection: Finding God in Times of Trial

Highlights of 2020

I don’t know if “highlights” is really the appropriate word for 2020…lowlights? Shadows? Bright spots amid the dumpster fire? Woof, what a year. • Spent January and February living my normal life: working in an actual office, teaching CCD, attending Frassati events, volunteering with the Sisters of Life, hanging out with friends, going to parties, … More Highlights of 2020

Frassati Reflection: Until the End of the Age

Originally posted at Frassati Reflections. Yesterday, on the Solemnity of the Ascension, we celebrated Jesus’s rising into Heaven. Whenever I reflect upon this mystery, while I know it’s supposed to be an occasion of joy, it always seems to me rather bittersweet for the disciples who watched Jesus ascend. How could they possibly carry on … More Frassati Reflection: Until the End of the Age

Frassati Reflection: The Lord Is Close to the Brokenhearted

Originally posted at Frassati Reflections. The LORD is close to the brokenhearted; and those who are crushed in spirit he saves. Many are the troubles of the just man, but out of them all the LORD delivers him. —Psalm 34:19–20 The weight of these days can feel crushing indeed, the coronavirus pandemic like a cloud … More Frassati Reflection: The Lord Is Close to the Brokenhearted

Prayers and Spiritual Resources During Coronavirus

Holy Week at Home Resources Free Holy Week at Home Success Kit from Catholic Family Crate Holy Week at Home Free Resource from Be a Heart Design (Virtual) Community Prayer Nightly Rosary with the Frassati Fellowship of NYC Every night at 9:00pm EDT, the Frassati community will be coming together virtually via Zoom to pray … More Prayers and Spiritual Resources During Coronavirus