By: Christine Elizabeth One of my favorite Bible verses has always been from 1 Corinthians 13:13-“So faith, hope, love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” Why is it my favorite? Well, it highlights love as the greatest Theological virtue. Also, who doesn’t love love? Haha. Love is a beautiful thing, but … Continue reading The Bridge of Love That You Are!
By: Leticia Cruz “. . . And Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, “Behold, this child is destined for the fall and rise of many in Israel, and to be a sign that will be contradicted (and you yourself a sword will pierce) so that the thoughts of many hearts may be … Continue reading The Child on the Cross
By: Robert McNamara, Franciscan University In Advent we await the birth of the Saviour. We await the birth of a baby who is the Saviour. The idea of a baby brings before us thoughts of innocence and purity, but even more so, the idea of a baby who is the Saviour brings before us thoughts of … Continue reading The Christmas Blessing of Purity of Heart
By: Emma Lindel This summer a beautiful family welcomed me into their home! I work for an event planning company which clears a common misconception, I’m not their nanny. I really just wanted to live with a bunch of kids running around. To clear another misconception, I have a good loving family myself in this … Continue reading When Parenting that Crazy Kid Inside Pays Off
By: Kimberly Osborne This beatitude always seemed to draw me. There is something special about purity of heart that makes me desire it. Indeed the promise attached to this beatitude is nothing less than the sight of God...heaven. Yet, even the blessedness of purity of heart seems to draw me almost as strongly as what … Continue reading Stone Does Not Love, But It Also Does Not Hurt!- Purity of Heart
By: Marylin Flores Step 8: Obedience “If we let Christ enter fully into our lives, if we open ourselves totally to him, are we not afraid that He might take something away from us? Are we not perhaps afraid to give up something significant, something unique, something that makes life so beautiful?.... No! If we … Continue reading Sinners Anonymous: 12 Steps To Holiness
By: Carrell Jamilano Step 5: Prayer "Rejoice always. Pray without ceasing. In all circumstances give thanks, for this is the will of God for you in Christ Jesus" (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18). The exhortation to "pray without ceasing" has always been a daunting one for me. Whenever I hear it at mass, I find myself pondering, … Continue reading Sinners Anonymous: 12 Steps to Holiness