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5 Ways to Feel Closer to God

5 Ways to Feel Closer to God

Maybe you’ve been struggling with your faith. Maybe you just want to affirm the love that you have in your heart for Jesus Christ. Whatever your reasons for wanting a deeper connection with the Holy Trinity, here are just a few ways that you can let your inner light shine. 1. Read the…

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Spiritual Project: Discerning Your Mission

3-Fold Mission: Priest, Prophet, King

Send to Kindle Officially, and by officially I mean if you look through the catechism, if you look through Church documents, the Church doesn’t really talk much about a personal mission. It talks a lot about a vocation, but even there, “officially” the Church usually talks about vocation in terms of priestly vocation or the…

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Living the Sacrament of Confirmation

Living the Sacrament of Confirmation

Send to Kindle We’re in the Chapel this month, exploring how we can live out the Seven Sacraments in our daily spiritual lives. In this spot check we’ll take a closer look at the Sacrament of Confirmation. But before we launch into that, remember that the Sacraments are always first and foremost actions of the…

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Living the Sacrament of Baptism

Living the Sacrament of Baptism

We’re in the Chapel this month, exploring how we can live out the Seven Sacraments in our daily lives. Our spiritual project in the Chapel is to explore how we can respond to the grace each Sacrament gives us through the Sacramental signs, and how we can respond to God’s call to deepen…

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Living the Sacraments

Living the Sacraments

The seven Sacraments form the backdrop of Catholic life. Most Catholics can name all seven Sacraments. Most have basic knowledge of what the Sacraments are. But as with other parts of our faith, the Sacraments are an unfathomable mystery. That means that there is always more to understand. It also means there is…

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Daily Bible: Explain to us the parable

Daily Bible: Explain to us the parable

Read the Full Scripture Verses Here Jeremiah 14:17-22 is a confession of sin and an appeal for mercy. Jeremiah calls out for mercy on behalf of the Hebrew people, who are suffering in exile due to their sin. He confesses that the People of God have been unfaithful, and deserve their punishment. But…

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Sunday Reading: The people saw the sign he had done.

Sunday Reading: The people saw the sign he had done.

Today’s Readings for the Holy Mass It’s interesting that Jesus’ “multiplication of the loaves” miracle was first performed by the prophet Elijah. Interesting, but not surprising. In fact, much of what Jesus does in his earthly ministry is a fulfillment of the Old Testament signs. For Elijah, the miracle was a sign of…

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