Tag Archive: #arthurmarat

God’s Greatest Gift

Posted on June 6, 2023
What we think of as our lives—the joys and sorrows, the ups and downs of work, marriage, schooling, religious practice and everything that occupies us—is nothing more than the spiritual, physical, emotional, and moral desert in which the Israelites found [read more...]

Father, Son and Holy Spirit

Posted on May 30, 2023
St. Athanasias once wrote: “God became man so that man might become God.” The Gospel reading affirms this: God the Father gave His only Son, Jesus, so that we might have eternal life. By becoming human, Jesus made it possible [read more...]

Call on the Holy Spirit

Posted on May 23, 2023
On this, the Solemnity of Pentecost, we celebrate the birthday of the Church. The momentous event of the descent of the Holy Spirit onto the Apostles reminds us of two very important dimensions of a life of faith: the vertical [read more...]

Enlightened Perspective

Posted on May 16, 2023
To Christians living in the 21st century, it might seem surprising that the Apostles still did not fully understand Jesus or God’s plan when Jesus ascended into Heaven. After all that Jesus had explained to them even after His resurrection, [read more...]

God’s Rights?

Posted on May 9, 2023
In Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus says “‘If you love me, you will keep My Commandments’” (Jn 14:15). For many today, the idea of following God’s commandments is considered old-fashioned, repressed, and passé; only rigid and closed-minded people keep God’s commandments. With [read more...]

Queen of Heaven and Earth

Posted on May 2, 2023
In today’s Gospel, we hear about how the Blessed Mother hurried to her cousin Elizabeth when she learned from the Angel Gabriel that Elizabeth was six months pregnant. Upon Mary’s arrival, Elizabeth exclaimed: “And how does this happen to me [read more...]

Their Eyes Were Opened

Posted on April 18, 2023
God Loves us, and His Love is eternal. God gives us, mortal human beings, the gift of immortality. This is the reason why we should be full of joy during this time of Easter. It is true that we experience [read more...]

Jesus’ Divine Mercy

Posted on April 11, 2023
In 1936, something extraordinary occurred in Poland; Jesus spoke the following words to a simple Polish nun named Sr. Faustina Kowalska: “My daughter, tell the whole world about My inconceivable mercy. I desire that the Feast of Mercy be a [read more...]

Risen and With Us Always

Posted on April 4, 2023
The beginning and the end, the past and future meet and are fulfilled on this day when Jesus has risen. Jesus Christ died, but He lives! Today the Easter message is more urgent than ever. The state of our faith, [read more...]

Encounter Christ’s Passion

Posted on March 27, 2023
Today we enter into the most solemn week of the liturgical year. We have been preparing for the past six weeks, and now we find ourselves in this Church today holding palm branches to joyfully greet and worship Jesus, our [read more...]