Divine Dialogue

Divine Dialogue

comment | Posted Jul 07, 2015

“For ‘In him we live and move and have our being.’” —Acts 17:28 Continue »


Jesus Sets Out Alone to Pray

Jesus Sets Out Alone to Pray

We’re Invited to Join Jesus in His Secret Place of Prayer

comment | Posted Jun 16, 2015

And in the morning, a great while before day, he rose and went out to a lonely place, and there he prayed. (Mark 1:35) Continue »


Life-Breath

Life-Breath

Jesus’ breath is the eternal breath of God! Could anything more wonderful be imagined?

comment | Posted May 31, 2015

At the age of five, my grandnephew Charlie was already a seasoned cowboy. But even seasoned cowboys can sometimes get thrown from a horse, especially if the rider is caught off balance when the horse “spooks”—cowboy language for a sudden rearing or sideward lunge when something scares the horse. Continue »


Reflections on Jesus’ Ascension

On the feast of the Ascension, we are called to rejoice both in Jesus’ victory over sin and death and in the glorious life that he has secured for us. We pray that we would experience the new life that is ours in Christ. Continue »


Turning to Look at God

Turning to Look at God

God looks at us lovingly, searching for room in our hearts. Knowing this, how can we not turn our attention to God?

comment | Posted May 08, 2015

In the measure you desire Him, you will find Him. He so esteems our turning to look at Him. —St. Teresa of Avila, "The Way of Perfection", 26.3 Continue »


The Risen Jesus Is Present in Our Midst

The Risen Jesus Is Present in Our Midst

Today the risen One enters our homes and our hearts, even when, at times, the doors are closed.

comment | Posted Apr 21, 2015

I would like to demonstrate the transformation that the Pasch of Jesus worked in his disciples. Let us start with the evening of the day of the resurrection. Continue »


Jesus’ Resurrection Is Not the End of the Gospel . . .

When the sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary, the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go and anoint him. Very early when the sun had risen, on the first day of the week, they came to the tomb. Continue »


Have Mercy, Lord!

Have Mercy, Lord!

King David’s prayer of repentance offers us a key to knowing the merciful touch of Jesus.

comment | Posted Mar 16, 2015

The atmosphere in Jerusalem was charged with scandal. David’s adulterous relationship with Bathsheba resulted in an unexpected pregnancy. Continue »


Ten Ways to Get More Out of Mass

1. Get the lay of the liturgical land. In other words, get to know your Catholic family home that is your parish. Continue »


Praying the Ancient Psalms as Christian Prayer

Praying the Ancient Psalms as Christian Prayer

The ancient Hebrew psalms become more meaningful to us as we interpret them in light of the revelation of the new covenant.

comment | Posted Feb 16, 2015

Our Jewish forefathers gave expression to their faith in God through the psalms and were gripped by a profound awareness of what it means to stand as mere creatures before the presence of God. Continue »


The Beauty of the Rosary

The Beauty of the Rosary

Meditating and Praying the Mysteries

comment | Posted Feb 06, 2015

As much as we may love Christ, the Virgin Mary can always lead us to a deeper love and a more uplifting perspective of faith in him. Continue »


Praying for Christian Unity

Praying for Christian Unity

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

comment | Posted Jan 19, 2015

Began in 1908, the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is traditionally observed from January 18-25. It is jointly supported and sponsored by the World Council of Churches, a body which includes, among others, most of the world's Orthodox churches as well as many Anglican, Baptist, Lutheran, Methodist, Reformed, United and Independent churches and the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, representing the entire Catholic Church. Continue »


Baptism of the Lord

Baptism of the Lord

“This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.” (Matthew 3:17)

comment | Posted Jan 11, 2015

Why did Jesus, the Sinless One, submit himself to John’s baptism of repentance? At his baptism, Jesus accepted his mission as God’s suffering servant on behalf of all sinful men and women. Continue »


I Am Coming Soon

I Am Coming Soon

Jesus wants to be with you!

comment | Posted Dec 11, 2014

Ah, Christmas—that joyous, exciting, most wonderful time of the year! It seems that everyone, even the most secular among us, gets swept up in the magic of the season—buying gifts, hosting parties, and decorating their homes. We just can’t wait for Christmas to come! Continue »


Pray with Pope Francis!

Pray with Pope Francis!

Special Intentions for December

comment | Posted Dec 03, 2014

Let us join with Christians around the world in praying for these special intentions of our Holy Father. Continue »


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