“There’s this strict call for all of us to remain ordered to the truth of love in our relationship; it’s when we’re abiding in Christ, when we’re united in Him, that’s how we can love rightly. “
Especially in church, there’s a community of believers. Not just on a boat and finding Jesus out there, you can find Jesus on the boat all the time. But there’s a special call for us to go to Mass, to go to church and to rest with our Lord, and to receive him in word and in sacrament.
Luck implies it’s random happening, that there’s this fairy Lady Luck who flies around waving her wand. And that’s not true. You’re undermining and not giving credit to God, who is the one, the source of all blessings.
“My vows that I professed at the alter: I can remain faithful to them. Because what Christ is doing in me, because of the Holy Spirit that has been sent to all of us, that we can rise up to the challenges, and that we can truly love.”
“Apart from God, I’m weak. Apart from God, I’m easy pickings, and Satan knows this. So he wants to lead us away from God; he wants to distract us.”
“God allows these dry times to take place because he’s calling us on. He’s calling us further on the journey to reach to a new life, a new growth, and a new development in our faith and our relationship.”
“Mary’s role is to lead us closer to her son. That’s her number one mission. It should be the number one mission for all of us. My number one mission in life should be to lead everyone in the world to Jesus. She does that par excellence.”
“That union of Christ and His Church — that’s what we’re all made for. We’re made for union with God. And marriage is a sign that points to that Union.”
Pope Francis wrote that there are three essential words in the family: “please,” “thank you,” and “sorry.” When we use “please,” we are showing respect rather than being overbearing. When we use “thank you,” we demonstrate gratitude and appreciation for what another does. When we have done something wrong, we need to say “I am sorry,” because this helps our …
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