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Inspires
 

 
How can we understand the great mystery of the Trinity?

On this Trinity Sunday, we are invited to be philosophical, think deeply and seriously about God. He is our strange and distinctive Lord who stands at the heart of our Christian tradition, and He is our God who is Love.
Publish date: 2021 - 5 - 30


 
Pope Francis: If God is Father, why does He not listen to us?

Pope Francis continues his cycle of catechesis dedicated to Christian prayer during his Wednesday General Audience, reflecting on how at times it would seem that prayers are not responded to, but that no matter how long it takes, they are always heard.
Publish date: 2021 - 5 - 26


 
Learning from the Best

St. Teresa of Avila, a 16th century Spanish nun, writes about seven mansions of the spiritual life. Describing the soul as if it were a castle of diamond or crystal, in which there are many rooms or mansions, with God’s dwelling place in the centre (Kieran Kavanaugh, St. Teresa of Avila, Collected Works, 270), the mansions describe the spiritual progress we can make.
Publish date: 2021 - 5 - 23


 
Dare to Open the Locked Doors

While opening our eyes to recognize that “Jesus is Lord”, the Holy Spirit also reveals to us who we are in the eyes of God (1 Cor 12:3).
Publish date: 2021 - 5 - 23


 
Pope Francis: God Himself allows us to experience this spiritual dryness

In his catechesis at the weekly General Audience, Pope Francis says we must always persevere in order to overcome the difficulties we face in prayer.
Publish date: 2021 - 5 - 20


 
The Root of Our Sins

A famous priest, Fr. Mark Toups, teaches about spiritual healing using an apple and a potted tree. He says to his students, “Suppose this apple is your sin. Every time you come to the Sacrament of Reconciliation, you bring in more apples…
Publish date: 2021 - 5 - 16


 
“Men of Galilee, why gaze in wonder at the heavens?” (Acts 1:11)

“This Jesus whom you saw ascending into heaven will return as you saw him go” (Acts 1:11)
Publish date: 2021 - 5 - 16


 
Pope Francis: I thought I was alone but I was not

Pope Francis continues his cycle of catechesis dedicated to Christian prayer during the weekly General Audience reflecting on how prayer is sometimes hard and on how many great Christian figures struggled to overcome discouragement and crisis in times of trial.
Publish date: 2021 - 5 - 13


 
Three Characteristics of Happy Families

The classic Russian novel Anna Karenina, by Leo Tolstoy, begins with this famous sentence: “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” The second part is clearly true, because everyone can be unhappy for any number of reasons. But is the first part true: all happy families are alike? Are there certain characteristics that make all of them happy?
Publish date: 2021 - 5 - 9


 
The Catholic Church and Catholicity

When the Catholic Church opens her arms to welcome all peoples, she does so not only because of charity, important as it is in Jesus’ teaching, it’s also because of catholicity. And the two are intertwined.
Publish date: 2021 - 5 - 9


 
Contemplative prayer ‘a guide along path of love’

At the Wednesday General Audience, Pope Francis focuses his catechesis on contemplative prayer, and says contemplation helps guide us in following Jesus along the path of love.
Publish date: 2021 - 5 - 5


 
“Abide in me as I abide in you.”

From Jesus the Vine comes the natural outflow of life
Publish date: 2021 - 5 - 2


 
Pope Francis: Every moment of Jesus’ earthly life, through the grace of prayer, can become contemporary with us

(Vatican News) Continuing his catechesis on Christian prayer during the weekly General Audience, Pope Francis explains the importance of meditation, highlighting that it is a means of prayer that helps us encounter Jesus and find ourselves.
Publish date: 2021 - 4 - 28


 
Men Taking Responsibility

Most of my early life, I ran away from responsibility: I procrastinated on homework; and if I didn’t get it done, I would make excuses. I never got a job, and the only chore I ever did was clean the house. I learned this from my father. Don’t get me wrong, I love my father, and he loved me—that was his greatest gift.
Publish date: 2021 - 4 - 25


 
Pope Francis: We must not despise vocal prayer

(Vatican News) Prayer, Pope Francis said at his General Audience on Wednesday, “is dialogue with God; and every creature, in a certain sense, engages in dialogue with God.”
Publish date: 2021 - 4 - 22


 
What our eyes cannot see, our heart perceives and understands

The Spirit in us; the same Spirit promised by Jesus and given to us through the sacrament of confirmation, sharpens all our senses, and most importantly our heart, to “taste and see that the Lord is good”, and appreciate “what love the Father has bestowed on us” (Ps 34:8, 1 Jn 3:1).
Publish date: 2021 - 4 - 25


 
Fullness of Life in Community

I wish all of you had a group of Christian friends who could encourage, challenge and pray with you, meeting weekly online or in a park. I wish that everyone who walked up our steps would be greeted by someone who would love them, talk to them and direct them to where to go next if they had more questions.
Publish date: 2021 - 4 - 18


 
Pope Francis: The breath of faith is prayer – we grow in faith inasmuch as we learn to pray

(Vatican News) Continuing his catechesis on Christian prayer at the weekly General Audience in the Vatican, Pope Francis explains that prayer belongs to the very essence of the Church, without which she cannot carry out her evangelising mission and service to others.
Publish date: 2021 - 4 - 14


 
Jesus said, “You are witnesses of these things.” (Lk 24:48)

“That the Christ is to suffer and to rise from the dead on the third day.” (Lk 24:46)
Publish date: 2021 - 4 - 18


 
Will We Still Eat and Drink on Resurrection?

Does this mean our risen bodies will continue to live biologically? So many unanswered questions!
Publish date: 2021 - 4 - 11


 
Pope Francis: Each time we pray, we find ourselves in the company of saints who pray with us and intercede for us

(Vatican News) Following the Easter celebrations, Pope Francis on Wednesday continued his catechesis on Christian prayer during the General Audience, focusing this week on the Communion of Saints.
Publish date: 2021 - 4 - 8


 
How Jesus Deals with Our Failures

Jesus is the Lord of life, therefore, let’s look at how He resurrects life from our failures. Everyone knows that, when we fail, God forgives us and begins again, but we usually know this only intellectually.
Publish date: 2021 - 4 - 4


 
Did Jesus really rise from the dead?

On the third day, He rose again from the dead . . .”
Publish date: 2021 - 4 - 4


 
Pope Francis: The Cross tells us that not even one tear is lost in God’s plan of salvation

(Vatican News) In his Catechesis during the weekly General Audience, Pope Francis looks ahead to the Easter Triduum and the celebration of the saving mystery of Christ’s passion, death and resurrection.
Publish date: 2021 - 3 - 31