Comfort

Encountering the Word — Psalm 23:5

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“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil; for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me.” (Psalm 23:5) If you liked this scripture verse, please share it with your friends and family using both the Recommend and Social Media buttons below and via email. We value your […]

Get To Know Yourself

“This was why I was made, which is an amazing thing to grasp.” Those were the words of Fr. John Riccardo, pastor of Our Lady of Good Counsel church in Plymouth, Michigan.  He said them during an interview for his vocation story.  It was as if an invisible highlighter made his words glow as he spoke them.  Yes, what an […]

Encountering the Word – Matthew 11:28-30

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“Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart; and you will find rest for your selves. For my yoke is easy, and my burden light.” (Jesus, recorded in Matthew 11:28-30) Editor’s Note: Nathanael is the apostle we […]

We Cannot Excuse Ourselves

I would like to address the topic of serving others.  Today is the first day of November (All Saints Day!) and Thanksgiving, Advent and Christmas are before us.  As Catholics, we have a wonderful opportunity over the next two months to show our co-workers, friends, community and the world the beauty of our faith and the great capacity for love […]