Most people who go to war feel justified – at least from their own perspectives (although the folks on the other side may have a different viewpoint).
A mother teaches her child to hold her hand before crossing the street in order to be safe. We can also teach our children to hold the Blessed Mother’s hand so that she will keep them spiritually safe as she walks us to her Son, Jesus. It is not a paved or dirt road that we can see with our eyes, but life is a journey with the goal of day by day walking with Jesus. Our Mother in heaven will hold our hand and help us if we ask her. Here are six ways to bring our children to Mary in ways they will love and that will help nurture a relationship with her to last a lifetime.
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You have heard enough news about the coronavirus. We are going to take a different approach to where we are all at right now: a return to beauty. When people hear the term “beauty,” they often associate it with beauty products and preparing for a date. This is not the type of beauty that I am referring to. To look for beauty, we have to look upward.
It is springtime here and bursting with life! It’s the month of Mary and we just celebrated Mother’s Day and the feast of Our Lady of Fatima. I’d like to continue thinking of Mary … particularly noting how she chose three simple children.
Whether a man is a deacon teaching Sunday school, a parish priest or the pope – all the levels of Holy Orders point to the High Priest Himself … Jesus Christ.
It is sometimes said of people who take on a new position or job that they will have a tough act to follow. Today however that would not be said of Matthias, the apostle who was selected to replace Judas who betrayed Jesus.