The Silence of God is only Apparent Pope invited the faithful to distinguish deeper reality from outward appearance, even when God is apparently silent. "By placing all our trust and hope in God the Father, we can pray to Him with faith at all moments of anguish, and our cry for help will turn into a hymn of praise"
See the Unseen What is faith? In his chef d’oeuvre, The Transfiguration, Rafael painted the answer to that lofty question.
The Idle Apostle? I will give as much of today as possible to God by living each moment and activity with intensity and purity of intention
Love Is Not Snobbish Luke 8:1-3
Memorial of Saint Cornelius, Pope and martyr and of Saint Cyprian, bishop and martyr
I promise to practice universal charity today by being kind to someone with whom I do not ordinarily associate.
Taking Mary into My Home I will make my devotion to Mary very personal, whether it be in spontaneous conversation with her or contemplating the mysteries of Christ’s life while praying the Rosary
God So Loves Me John 3: 13-17
Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross
I will try to bear my cross today with love
Remembering 9/11 New York’s Cardinal Egan recounts how Blessed John Paul II personally helped respond to the devastation
Pope links British riots to ‘moral relativism’ Pope Benedict XVI linked last month’s riots in England to the corrosive effects of “moral relativism,” and warned that preserving social order requires government policies based on “enduring values”
9/11 Forgiveness Join Fr. Scurti for the 24th Sunday in ordinary time.
Readings for Mass
First Reading: Sirach 27:30--28:7
Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 103:1-2, 3-4, 9-10, 11-12
Second Reading: Romans 14:7-9
Gospel: Matthew 18:21-35
The Left Overs Do you sometimes feel like the world is crazy and there is no use for you to be in the crazy mix that our permissive society has become?