Friday, April 24, 2009

Quote of the Day

The man who wishes to understand himself thoroughly-and not just in accordance with immediate, partial, often superficial, and even illusory standards and measures of his being-he must with his unrest, uncertainty and even his weakness and sinfulness, with his life and death, draw near to Christ.

- John Paul II, Redemptor hominis

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Quote of the Day

On Evangelization:

These people do not return to us because they have spotted a billboard on the highway or received an invitation in the mail. They come because they love one of us, or some of us, and life's transitions summons them across our threshold

- Fr. James A. Field on "Welcoming the Stranger" in Today's Parish Minister

Monday, April 13, 2009

"God is not a fan of puns..."

but he most certainly gifted Stephen Colbert. His experience as a catechist shows through as he calls author Bart Ehrman out regarding several claims in his new book. Be sure to watch the whole thing he has a number of zingers and his parable at the end is one I will be using in the future!

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Thursday, April 9, 2009

Could you not keep watch for one hour?

I am heading out to sit vigil at the church. As I sit in front of the Blessed Sacrament, I cannot help but think of this scene:

Thursday, April 2, 2009

But will the priest be wearing a stole, or a Snuggie?

Deacon Greg, over at The Bench, shared this gem:

Taking time to examine where one can grow in God's love is always a good idea, but as we enter the final stretch of Lent, taking an inventory of where I have 'missed the mark' is a great way to give thanks for the gift Jesus Christ has given to humankind!