Where are you God?

We must surrender our whole being to God, submit ourselves to His Holy will and His plan for us in order to hear God speaking to us in the silence. [...]

Pope Francis: God forgives sins, because he wants the total, definitive freedom of man’s heart

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis said the Church doesn't exist for people without faults, but for sinners in need of God's mercy – a point he often returns to – and lamented the fact that there are many Catholics who believe the opposite. [...]

Pope Francis: To be a Christian means to look to the light and practice the profession of faith in the light

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis said that to be a Christian means to have hope in the light of Christ, which we are filled with at our Baptism, even in the midst of difficulties or darkness. [...]

For What Should I Ask God?

God appeared to Solomon in a dream, and asked Solomon what he would like to be given from Heaven. How would Solomon respond? [...]

Pope Francis: In this world where good and evil are totally entwined, learn to see with God’s eyes

(CNA/EWTN News) On Sunday Pope Francis said good and evil are often entwined, and that as sinners, we can't label any one group or institution as bad, since we all face temptation and have the ability to choose which path to follow. [...]

Justice and Hope Go Hand-in-Hand

“... righteousness must be kind, and you have filled your children with good hope …” (Wisdom 12:18b-19) [...]

Pope Francis: Our heart is the ground upon which the seed of the Word falls

(CNA/EWTN News) On Sunday, Pope Francis said that in the parable of the seed and the sower Jesus invites us to reclaim the ‘soil’ of our hearts by bringing to him, in prayer and Confession, the stones and thorns in need of healing. “Jesus invites us today to look inward: to give thanks for our good ground and to work on the ground not yet […] [...]

The parable of the sower

Where is the seed of faith sown in our hearts? [...]

Pope Francis: Jesus does not take the cross away from us, he carries it with us

(CNA/EWTN News) When life gets hard, Jesus especially invites us to turn to him, Pope Francis said. [...]

Are we willing to become the anawim?

The joy and peace that Jesus gives will surely far outweigh the weight of the yoke. [...]

Pope Francis: Christians must put their relationship with Jesus above all else

(CNA/EWTN News) On Sunday, Pope Francis said that everyone – lay or religious – must put their relationship with Jesus above all else; and striving to do this, even imperfectly, will help them to be like Christ to the world. “People need to perceive that for that disciple, Jesus is truly ‘Lord,’ he is truly the center of his life, the whole of [...]

Family – a Battle Ground or a Sweet and Safe Home Base?

Let's “battle on” as family members - with love; persist in our family way - in faith; and look forward to joining God's Family in heaven one day – out of hope. [...]