January 24, 2022
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The Obstacles to Forgiveness

To forgive is to open our hearts to God’s love. For that reason, it is not easy. The world, the enemy, and our own weakness fight against what we need to receive the love and grace of Jesus. We have often heard the saying, “to err is human and to...

Forgiveness and Sacramental Life

Advent is a time when we may reflect upon that all of us are sinners and desperately need forgiveness.  It is one of the most important aspects of our lives; we need and must have supernatural grace and forgiveness.  We need the miracle of...

At War with Myself- Part 2

Our focus on using Ignatian spirituality is to have personal experiences of Jesus. A spiritual director recently shared this experience with me: Recently, a directee shared with me her experience of awakening with tears in her eyes because her dream...

Seven Steps that will Lead Us to Victory

Satan is the father of lies. One of the biggest lies is that we are not forgiven. If Satan wants to remind us of our past, then we should remind him of his future! Do not fear but embrace the truth! You are loved unconditionally...

At War with Myself- Part I

One of the joys in men’s ministry, and I imagine the same is true for women’s ministry, is learning that I am not so alone in my challenges. Specifically, a lot of guys my age struggle to balance job, faith, family and financial demands while...

Forgiving God

This is a hard time for many. But we know from Scripture that we are to love God totally and unconditionally.  “You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.” (Matthew 22:37) Easy...

Mary and Forgiveness

In the upcoming weeks, we honor the Blessed Mother on multiple days on the liturgical calendar. We are so blessed because we have been given a spiritual mother who loves us and wants to intercede for us and bring us closer to her Son Jesus.Mary is...

Forgiving Others and Growth in Holiness

One of the seven petitions of the Our Father is “and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us,” a petition the Catechism of the Catholic Church describes as “astonishing.” Our petition will not be heard, we are told...