We reduce Christian faith to a pretty gentle existence in a comfortable church, a few minutes every day to pray,… It’s not much like the adventure that Abram embraced.
It is a beautiful thing to stand and sit and kneel with others in liturgy. While our voices pray in unison the prayers and responses of the Mass, so too our bodies stand together, and sit together and kneel together.
Today's first reading continues the Abraham story from verse 3 of Genesis chapter 17. It's a shame that verse 1 has been omitted since it contains a significant detail:...
a prayer encouragement for the feast of Francis.
Abundant human life becomes possible only when lived in intimate relationship with God
Take a moment to imagine Jesus pointing you out in the crowd, calling you by name, and inviting you to follow.
The cross is not just a difficulty or an obstacle, but when carried through suffering to death, IS the pathway to life.
only by recognising one is loved do we at last enter into a truly mature, familial and free relationship with God.