St. James the Apostle

Practical Steps to Love Jesus More Deeply

"General Judgment" (detail) by Michelangelo

We live in difficult times as Catholics. Quite possibly it has always been this way. The culture sends messages to us that are very harmful to our spiritual life. If we have become blind to this truth, it is likely that we are pursuing success as defined by the secular world instead of pursuing the holiness God has called us […]

Reflection for the Feast of the Transfiguration

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  One of the bible’s names for the God is “El Shaddai” or “God of the Mountains.”  And from the very beginning of salvation history, we see that mountains are a special place to communicate with Heaven.  Abraham ascends Mount Moriah to sacrifice his son (Gen 22).  God reveals his name and to Moses on Mount Sinai (Ex 3).  Moses […]

Encountering the Word – James 2:19-20

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You believe that God is one. You do well. Even the demons believe that and tremble. Do you want proof, you ignoramus, that faith without works is useless? (James 2:19-20) We value your comments and encourage you to leave your thoughts below. Thank you! – The Editors Print this entry

Encountering the Word – James 4:10

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“Humble yourselves before the Lord and he will exalt you.” (James 4:10) If you liked this scripture passage, please share it with your friends and family using the Share and Recommend buttons below and via email. We value your comments and encourage you to leave your thoughts below. Thank you! – The Editors Print this entry

Encountering the Word – James 2:19-20

Photography © by Andy Coan

You believe that God is one. You do well. Even the demons believe that and tremble. Do you want proof, you ignoramus, that faith without works is useless? (James 2:19-20) If you liked this scripture verse, please share it with your friends and family using the Share and Recommend buttons below and via email. We value your comments and encourage you […]

Daily Catholic Quote from the Gospel According to St. John on Philip

St. Philip the Apostle by Rubens

“The next day he decided to go to Galilee, and he found Philip. And Jesus said to him, ‘Follow me.’ Now Philip was from Bethsaida, the town of Andrew and Peter. Philip found Nathanael and told him, ‘We have found the one about whom Moses wrote in the law, and also the prophets, Jesus, son of Joseph, from Nazareth.’ But […]