Posts Tagged ‘Suffering’

Revelation from a Memory Loss

Anthony is an electrical engineer from Vancouver. He has always been dedicated to his work, family and God. A few years ago, he suddenly lost his memory. What triggered his memory loss? How did he cope with this setback?
Publish date: 2017 - 9 - 30


Pope Francis: Jesus reminds us that his way is the way of love and sacrifice

(CNA/EWTN News) On Sunday Pope Francis spoke about the sacrifice of the cross, explaining how as followers of Christ we must embrace suffering because it is through the suffering and death of Christ that his love is made known to us.
Publish date: 2017 - 9 - 7


How do we deal with sufferings?

How do we deal with sufferings? How do we handle the problem of pain? Our Gospel for this week reflection is a great place to see its solution on display.
Publish date: 2017 - 9 - 3


Pope Francis: To be a Christian means a new perspective – a gaze full of hope

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday, Pope Francis said going through life downcast as if it has no meaning is not the attitude of a Christian, who has the assurance that even when things look grim, there is always new hope found in Christ.
Publish date: 2017 - 8 - 23

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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.
Publish date: 2017 - 7 - 12


Pope Francis: Even in the worst moments, the Lord is there

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis said that no matter what trials we might face, we have hope because Jesus is always by our side, just like he was for the disciples on the road to Emmaus.
Publish date: 2017 - 5 - 25


Suffering is “The Kiss of Jesus”

There is a loftiness to suffering for the kingdom of God that is somehow empowering and sustaining…
Publish date: 2017 - 5 - 7


St. Maximilian Kolbe – Love and Hope in Auschwitz

During the Second World War, St. Maximilian Kolbe was arrested by the German Gestapo and imprisoned in Auschwitz concentration camp. He volunteered to die for a fellow inmate. Fountain of Grace takes a look at how St. Maximilian Kolbe brought love and hope to those around him in the darkest place on earth.
Publish date: 2017 - 4 - 29


Why would an all loving God allow suffering to exist?

Redemption does not exempt us from suffering but suffering does provide us with benefits.
Publish date: 2017 - 4 - 9


Pope Francis prays for Italy earthquake victims: May Jesus console the broken-hearted

(CNA/EWTN News) Instead of giving the usual catechesis during his Wednesday general audience, Pope Francis decided to postpone the speech, leading pilgrims in praying the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary for the victims of an earthquake that rocked central Italy earlier that morning. “On hearing the news of the earthquake that has struck central Italy and which has devastated many areas and left many wounded, I cannot fail to express my heartfelt sorrow and spiritual closeness to all those present in the zones afflicted,” the Pope said August 24.
Publish date: 2016 - 8 - 25


Pope Francis: Knowledge is empty unless it leads to love

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis said that just because someone is an expert in God’s law and a strict adherent to the rules doesn’t necessarily mean they know how to love and serve others. “It’s not automatic that whoever frequents the House of God and knows his mercy knows how to love their neighbor. It’s not automatic,” the Pope said April 27.
Publish date: 2016 - 4 - 28


Why do bad things happen to good people? Why do things happen seemingly at random without cause?

Encountering the reality of suffering enables us to realize that God, who took upon Himself our sins and suffered for us, loves us in a way that surpasses all human understanding
Publish date: 2016 - 2 - 28