October 23, 2019

Tag - Perseverance

Our Perseverance Will Be Rewarded

If the Church were to compile a list of its least favorite people throughout history, one of the highest places would be reserved for a 4th century Roman emperor named Julian, who is commonly known as “Julian the Apostate.”  (An apostate is a...

The Courage To Do The Right Thing

Many of the saints had to pay a heavy price in order to follow Jesus, respond to His call, and live out their Catholic faith—and quite often the strongest opposition they faced in doing so came from some of their own family members.  For instance...

Never Give Up

Elijah, the prophet, was thoroughly discouraged. He had just had his most famous moment under the sun. In a head-to-head confrontation with the prophets of a false god, he had utterly discredited them and won a resounding victory. The idolatry of...

Courage To Endure

In the book of Genesis (22:1-2, 9, 10-13, 15-18), the author (or authors) tell us that God put Abraham to a test. To be honest with you, I have a problem about that. My question is why would God need to test Abraham? Moreover, why would God need to...

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