The healing power of forgiveness We all want to have stronger faith. However, this involves becoming stronger in our holiness. We have been made holy by the Holy Spirit, whom we received in fullness during our Baptisms, but learning to…
1) OPENING PRAYER Lord God,you speak your mighty word to us,but we cannot hear itunless it stirs our livesand is spoken in human terms.Keep speaking your word to us, Lord,and open our hearts to it,that it may bear fruit in…
The Anvil Last eve, someone passed beside a blacksmith's door, and heard the anvil ring the vesper chime.Then looking in, he saw upon the floor old hammers, worn with beating years of time."How many anvils have you had," he asked,…
Reading 1 LV 19:1-2, 11-18 The LORD said to Moses,“Speak to the whole assembly of the children of Israel and tell them:Be holy, for I, the LORD, your God, am holy. “You shall not steal.You shall not lie or speak…
Moving closer to heaven as sheep Today's first reading expands upon a portion of the Ten Commandments -- the commandments about loving others, not about loving God. If we don't love others, we don't love God. Why? Because he cares…
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