Posts Tagged ‘charity’

Caritas: Our Vocation to Charitable Love of Others

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

It has been said that no man is an island.  While each of us can claim a unique identity and a personal relationship with God, we are nonetheless called to live out our lives in relationship with others. All human community is rooted in God’s plan that brings us into ever-widening circles of relationship – […] [Read more]

Faithfully Abiding in the Love and Truth of the Lord

Monday, June 1st, 2015

The reading for today from Mark’s Gospel tells us the cautionary and prophetic parable about a landowner, whom we know to be God, planting a vineyard and entrusting it to tenant farmers to produce a harvest. But the tenants were not faithful stewards. Instead, they sought to use the vineyard for their own purposes, even […] [Read more]

Saint Rose of Lima and Our Unity in Christ

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

The birth of the Church at Pentecost is a snapshot of the world’s first universally welcoming family (Acts 2:9-11).  From that first moment, the Church has been multicultural and inclusive, that is to say, catholic, a word that comes from the Greek, katholikos, which means “universal.”  Incorporated within the Body of Christ is every ethnic […] [Read more]

Mary: Mother of the Church

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

We have been reflecting on Mary as a model for the evangelizer by examining three distinct characteristics of evangelization.  Catholic evangelization is marked by a deep sense of conversion.  All of us are called to a deeper relationship with the risen Lord and all of us can live our faith more fully.  Just as Mary […] [Read more]