From the letter to the Hebrews 12:1-13 Let us go forth to the struggle with Christ as our leader Since we are surrounded by this cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every encumbrance of sin which clings to us and persevere in running the race which lies ahead; let us keep our eyes fixed … Continue reading Are You All In For Jesus Like He Is For You?!
http://www.usccb.org/prayer-and-worship/liturgical-year/triduum/ USCCB > Prayer And Worship > Liturgical Year Triduum - Referred to as Paschal Triduum, Easter Triduum or Holy Triduum The word "paschal" is the equivalent of Greek "pascha" and is derived from Aramaic "pasḥā" and Hebrew "pesaḥ", meaning "the passing over" (cf. Ex 12:13.23.27; cf. Triduum is the Latin for Three. The summit of the Liturgical … Continue reading What Is The Paschal Triduum?
https://www.ewtn.com/expert/answers/anointing_of_the_sick.htm Anointing of the Sick From time to time questions arise about the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick. Two inquiries predominate, who may minister the sacrament, and who may receive it. Who may minister the Sacrament. Canon 1003 1. Every priest, and only a priest, validly administers the anointing of the sick. 2. … Continue reading Church Teaching Guidelines on Administering The Anointing of The Sick: Who can receive it and who can administer it
I just returned from and experiential retreat the likes of which I have never entered into before and this was the second time I attended this specific retreat albeit the first time I was a retreat participant and this time I was part of the retreat leadership team. Why did I go? What was I … Continue reading Samson Healing Retreat For Men
The Confession of Sins Section 1458 Whoever confesses his sins . . . is already working with God. God indicts your sins; if you also indict them, you are joined with God. Man and sinner are, so to speak, two realities: when you hear "man" - this is what God has made; when you hear "sinner" - … Continue reading Teachings from The Cathechism
USCCB > Beliefs And Teachings > How We Teach > New Evangelization The Corporal Works of Mercy are found in the teachings of Jesus and give us a model for how we should treat all others, as if they were Christ in disguise. They "are charitable actions by which we help our neighbors in their bodily needs" (USCCA). They respond to … Continue reading The Corporal Works Of Mercy
From The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops - The Spiritual Works of Mercy have long been a part of the Christian tradition, appearing in the works of theologians and spiritual writers throughout history. Just as Jesus attended to the spiritual well-being of those he ministered to, these Spiritual Works of Mercy guide us to … Continue reading The Spiritual Works Of Mercy
Lay Fraternities of St. Dominic 2012 Province of St.Joseph Sacraments of Initiation –Reconciliation The following material is taken from the Luke E. Hart Series Basic Elements … Continue reading The Reality of Sin; The Importance of Forgiveness
This is specifically written for those living in community, however, great advice for all to follow. I am in a religious order as a lay Dominican. I do not live in community as our Priests and sisters do. As Dominicans we follow the Rule of St. Augustine as defined by our founder St. Dominic. In … Continue reading The Rule of St. Augustine
http://www.samsonretreat.com/ March 18 will mark the first anniversary of my salvation. On this day exactly one year ago I admitted myself to the emergency room of the local hospital due to chest pain. Blockages in my heart were discovered and a stent was inserted into my circumflex artery. I also suffered a mild heart attack … Continue reading A Powerful Healing Retreat