How Deep the Father’s Love for Us

How deep the Father’s love for us, How vast beyond all measure, That He should give His only Son To make a wretch His treasure. How great the pain of searing loss – The Father turns His face away, As wounds which mar the Chosen One Bring many sons to glory. Behold the man upon…

Focusing on Jesus Crucified

I follow a blog by a young man who has been heroically living a chaste life for Christ while struggling with same-sex desires. In his latest post, he confessed to falling into sin and then he wrote of the deep remorse he was experiencing. It was a hard post to read and I am sure…

Indescribable and Glorious Joy

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,who in his great mercy gave us a new birth to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for youwho by the power of God are safeguarded through faith,to a salvation…

Thanks Be To God!

When the perishable has been clothed with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality, then the saying that is written will come true: “Death has been swallowed up in victory.” “Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?” The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law.   But thanks…

Thankful Thursday, Holy Thursday

How beautiful it is to stand before the Crucifix, simply to be under the Lord’s gaze, so full of love. ~Pope Francis For many Christians, Holy Thursday marks the beginning of the Easter Triduum – the three days leading to Easter Sunday. These days are considered the most important days of our Christian faith in…

Lo! Now is Our Accepted Day

Lo! now is our accepted day, The time for purging sins away, The sins of thought, and deed, and word, That we have done against the Lord. For He the merciful and true Hath spared His people hitherto; Not willing that the soul should die, Though great its past iniquity. Then let us all with…