The bond of marriage is one of the most sacred bonds and contract any two people can make. Successful marriages don't just happen by chance.
The "Kingdom of God" is God's gift to us. It is not something we create or achieve by our own efforts. It is part and parcel of the gift of life and care God gives to us.
Marriage is truly a vocation that presents to each partner a life of great joys and happiness. Jesus is very clear that marriage is for keeps.
Jesus' words remind us that what God asks of us, he promises the strength and fortitude to see it through.
The real disciple of Jesus is one who rejoices in the good things anyone does for another. God is pleased, and so should we all be.
Lent is a time to take stock of our lives and show God that we are grateful for the gift of faith. By Jim Van Vurst, OFM
Friar Jim Van Vurst, OFM, offers insight and wisdom to this holy season.
There is no unimportant person on this earth. Each of us has the same value in God’s heart.
The suffering face of Jesus can be seen on TV news any night of the week.
Trusting in God brought St. Paul to his greatest challenges and greatest glory. It will do the same for us.