I would like to continue sharing Archbishop Fulton Sheen’s reflection on Christ’s Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane, which now focuses on the meaning of finding the Apostles asleep. I pray that it will help you in your reflections during Lent. ========================================== In between the sins of the past which He pulled upon His soul as […]
By tradition, Catholics reflect only on Christ’s Sorrowful Mysteries during Lent. I wanted help to recall the scene in the Garden of Gethsemane, when Jesus was praying in sorrow until he started to sweat blood. I would like to share with you this reflection from Archbishop Fulton Sheen in his book, “Life of Christ.” ========================================== […]
Justified by Faith: Paul and Baptism (Baptism in Depth). The above link is a great post on Baptism. I’ve taken Baptism for granted and did not realize that there are some Christians who believe it is not necessary. This is a good reference if I ever do Catholic apologetics.
Christ pivots to the heart in this key text in Scripture: You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lust has already committed adultery with her in his heart. (Matthew 5:27-28) Just two sentences from Christ’s Sermon on the […]
Remember the last time you gave a gift and it was unappreciated, even rejected? What this person is doing was what Adam and Eve did in Genesis 3. John Paul II’s exegesis of the first chapters in Genesis revealed a theme of gift in Creation before the Fall. This idea of gift (what JPII calls […]