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

Frassati Reflection: A Heart Contrite and Humbled

Originally posted at Frassati Reflections. My sacrifice, O God, is a contrite spirit; a heart contrite and humbled, O God, you will not spurn. —Psalm 51:19 The disciples of John approached Jesus and said, “Why do we and the Pharisees fast much, but your disciples do not fast?” Jesus answered them, “Can the wedding guests … More Frassati Reflection: A Heart Contrite and Humbled