Posts Tagged ‘Beatitudes’

“Blessed are the Peacemakers”

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Last week we reflected on Jesus’ teaching on the Beatitudes and learned that by their contradiction to the ways of the world, they inherently call us to conversion – to turn to the way of the Lord and see with eyes of faith. In light of the scourge of war and other acts of violence […] [Read more]

Finding the Happy Life in the Beatitudes

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Occasionally at Sunday Mass, instead of reciting the Creed we renew our baptismal commitments, including renouncing the empty promises of those things that are not of God.  This renunciation of worldly false promises, together with virtue and grace, is necessary to lead a life in the Spirit and have a truly happy and prosperous life. […] [Read more]