Posts Tagged ‘Cross’

Reflections on the Cross on Good Friday

Friday, April 14th, 2017

Tweet Share Pin1 +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble Today, we – the Church Universal and the whole of humanity – come to the crossroads of history. We come to the Cross on which our Savior gave up his life as a ransom for ours so that we might have life eternal. On Good […] [Read more]

Helping to Carry the Cross

Friday, March 25th, 2016

Tweet Share257 Pin1 +11 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble On this day when we recall the Passion of our Lord, our thoughts turn also to our sisters and brothers in the birthplace of Christianity who continue to suffer the trials of violent persecution, social instability and economic hardship. To learn about how you can […] [Read more]

At the Foot of the Cross

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Tweet Share79 Pin2 +12 Email Reddit Share Share Yum StumbleAt the Cross her station keeping, Stood the mournful Mother weeping, Close to Jesus to the last. Through her heart, His sorrow sharing, All His bitter anguish bearing, Now at length the sword has passed. O, how sad and sore distressed Was that Mother highly blest […] [Read more]

The Shining Light of Saint Edith Stein

Friday, August 9th, 2013

Tweet Share48 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble  The light of faith is capable of illuminating our entire journey, directing us in all that we do in our daily activity.  In this way, the light shines from within us to be seen by others (Lumen Fidei, 1, 33). One person who saw that […] [Read more]

The Grace and Courage to Lay Down One’s Life for Christ

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Tweet Share75 Pin +1 Email Reddit Share Share Yum Stumble Jesus said at the Last Supper, “Where I am going, you cannot follow me now, though you will follow later.”  The ever bold Peter responded, “Master, why can’t I follow you now? I will lay down my life for you” (Jn 13:36-37). Of course, we […] [Read more]