The divine grace that is revealed in the Church’s commemoration of Halloween should be our participation in what is called the Communion of Saints. This Communion of Saints means that this world is not all that there is and that those who have passed through the experience of death continue to love us, care for… Read More Frassati Reflection: All Hallows’ Eve
I can think of nothing I despise more than talking about politics—especially this year—buuut, since it’s our civic duty and all, I’ve been reading some articles about the upcoming election, and I’ve found some interesting perspectives that I wanted to share here. Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, OFM CAP., “Remembering who we are and the story we belong… Read More Thought-Provoking Reads, vol. 3: Election Edition
The Year of Mercy will come to a close with the end of the liturgical year on November 20. How can we make the most of the final month of this Jubilee Year? Here are some ways to finish out with a bang… Read the rest at Ignitum Today.
Jesus was teaching in a synagogue on the sabbath. And a woman was there who for eighteen years had been crippled by a spirit; she was bent over, completely incapable of standing erect. When Jesus saw her, he called to her and said, “Woman, you are set free of your infirmity.” He laid his hands… Read More Frassati Reflection: Without Delay
But God said to him, ‘You fool, this night your life will be demanded of you; and the things you have prepared, to whom will they belong?’ Thus will it be for the one who stores up treasure for himself but is not rich in what matters to God. —Luke 12:20–31 I am writing to… Read More Frassati Reflection: Feast of St. Ignatius of Antioch
“Faith has now to be regarded as the revelation to us of the meaning of life, the understanding of life, the effects of life. I shall never become interested in religion until I have come to see that I must make it personal to myself—chew it, digest it, form out of it the sinews of… Read More Frassati Reflection: Seeking Signs
“There was a scholar of the law who stood up to test Jesus and said, ‘Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?’ Jesus said to him, ‘What is written in the law? How do you read it?’ He said in reply, ‘You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with… Read More Frassati Reflection: To Love Our Neighbor As Ourselves