We can develop a kind of "Stockholm Syndrome" with the things that enslave us. Choose Jesus, Choose Joy.
Sin is serious because you are called to do something great in the world, and sin makes you and me less than what we are called to be.
Jesus is not a security blanket, let Him challenge you.
We need to encounter Jesus in a profound way, and we need to be united in an authentic community.
Don't compartmentalize your relationship with Jesus.
Also, a link to Fr. Jim Riehle's homily: https://venue.streamspot.com/video/e77df9cc95
Transubstantiation: Regardless of appearance, God's words make reality.
How do we respond to the Grand Jury Report from Pennsylvania? Follow the example of Mary and cling to Jesus.
If we become ACTUAL participants at the Mass, then the sacrifice of the Mass can transform our lives and the lives of those around us.
Covenant: The exchange of persons.
Anamnesis... what does "memory" really mean in the Mass?
Here is a link to the Humanae Vitae document: http://w2.vatican.va/content/paul-vi/en/encyclicals/documents/hf_p-vi_enc_25071968_humanae-vitae.html
Here is a link to the Couple to Couple League Website: https://ccli.org
Even Judas did good things...
Jesus desires your healing... open your heart to Him.
Jesus shared his heart with his disciples in private... he also wants to share his heart with you in private.
We can begin to understand the Trinity through the lens of love, and we are invited to enter into the perfect love of the Trinity.
The Holy Spirit gives us the grace to act courageously!
Jesus has a body, and that is important in our relationship with him.
It's time to start doing the hard work of loving others as Jesus calls us to.
Let's remember who God is, and allow him to tear down the lies that may be keeping us from him.
Jesus' words "Peace be with you" are not nice or cute... they are astounding.
Sometimes it takes losing the things we love to recognize that we have taken them for granted. Let's not take the gift of Jesus Christ in the Eucharist for granted.
On Holy Thursday we celebrate two of the greatest gifts that Jesus gave us before his death... the priesthood and the Eucharist.
Jesus' Passion and Crucifixion are personal... and that matters.
Do not be afraid of Christ... He takes nothing, and give everything.
Don't be afraid to bring your mess to the God who not only loves you, but even likes you.