Common wisdom tells us we become the people we spend the most time with, so choose your friends wisely. In this video, Fr. Mike expands upon that advice to encourage Catholics to spend more time with God in prayer, and surround ourselves with people who practice Christian virtue.
spired by the diligence of professional athletes and St. Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians, Fr. Mike encourages us to approach our prayer life—and life in general—with a goal and sense of purpose. Getting physically in shape requires more than just a casual workout, and getting spiritually in shape requires more than going through the […]
She wants to have lunch with you and your brothers at her Father’s house tomorrow. Tomorrow is the Feast of the Assumption, a holy day of obligation. St. Louis’ noon Mass offers a convenient way to fulfill the obligation. To make it even more convenient, we are cancelling St. Leo’s lunch. JUST BECAUSE THE LUNCHEON IS […]
http://podplayer.net/#/?id=39579836 9 Aug 2017 Elijah is a contemplative who has the eyes to see and the ears to listen. God does not appear in the glory of the world. Rather, he appears in a silent way. Weed out of your heart all of those fears and desires that prevent you from discerning the silent presence […]
The End Of Prayer Shaming from East Catholic High School on Vimeo. Enough is enough. It’s time to take a stand. Today, students at East Catholic High School rise up and declare that we’re more concerned with God than we are with being politically correct. We encourage you to do the same. Please watch our […]
http://podplayer.net/#/?id=39316067 The Transfiguration signals the purpose of religion. The first thing we notice is that Jesus’ appearance becomes more beautiful. Second, in his transfigured state, Jesus transcends space and time. Contemporary culture attempts to reduce all religion to ethics, but in Jesus’ transfiguration we see that the final purpose of our religious devotion is […]
The reason for our existence is to praise God, to love him and serve him, and we can do this only by loving our brothers. “All men are brothers.” This is the great truth that makes us realize God. Great crimes, it is true, have been committed in the name of human brotherhood: that may […]