Easter

Spiritually-Speaking

Spiritually-Speaking

Week 1, Day 3 READ: Acts 2:13 WRITE: Acts 2:4 “And they were all filled with the holy Spirit and began to speak in different tongues, as the Spirit enabled them to proclaim.” THINK: Has God ever used one of your “simple teases” in a […]

From Disappointment to Delight

My oldest son, who is almost 10 and in the 4th grade, became an altar server in January.  From the very beginning, his face has been so happy, so full of life when he is serving God. He’s says that it is his favorite thing to […]

Easter Sunday

Resurrection of Our Lord “When Christ arose from the grave he left the burying sheets behind; so should we at our spiritual resurrection leave in the graves the fetters of our old habits; we must break with the old life an walk in a new […]

Holy Saturday

Easter Vigil “Humbly ask God to increase your faith. And then, with new lights, you will fully appreciate the difference between the paths of the world and your way as an apostle”-St. Josemaria Escriva Lent 2106, Day 46

Good Friday

A Day of Fast and Abstinence “[Fasting] inclines man to prayer; it helps him to overcome himself, to be gentle, patient, and chaste; it makes him resemble the angels, who neither eat nor drink. In the same proportion that the animal part of our nature […]

Holy Thursday

“The Sign of the Cross is a seal, at sight of which the destroying angel passes on, and does us no harm.” -St. John Damascene Lent 2016, Day 44

Wednesday in Holy Week

“If you have no temptations, then the devil is your friend, your guide, and your shepherd. If he now permits your life to flow on in peace, he will at the end of your life draw you down into the abyss.”-St. Gregory the Great Lent […]

Tuesday in Holy Week

“Learn to abide with attention in loving waiting upon God in the state of quiet. Contemplation is nothing else but a secret, peaceful, and loving infusion of God, which, if admitted, will set the soul on fire with the Spirit of love” -St John of […]

Monday in Holy Week

“Never get tired of doing little things for others; sometimes those little things occupy the biggest part of their hearts.”-author unknown Lent 2016, Day 41