13 General Resolutions from St. Faustina’s Diary:
861. Particular examen: remains the same; namely, to unite myself with the Merciful Christ (that is; what would Christ do in such and such a case?) and, in spirit, to embrace the whole world, especially Russia and Spain
I. Strict observance of silence – interior silence.
II. To see the image of God in every sister; all love of neighbor must flow from this motive.
III. To do the will of God faithfully at every moment of my life and to live by this.Read More
One of my most popular parish missions has been Cultivating the Fruit of the Spirit, taken from Galatians 5:22-23. These nine characteristics are at the core of St. Paul’s letter to the Galatians. His letter is a sharp and urgent argument, with nothing less than the Good News of Jesus Christ at stake. Almost immediately following Paul’s first missionary journey, agitators called the Judaizers, retraced Paul’s journey challenging his credentials and offering a counterfeit gospel to the newly converted Gentiles. Although Paul’s urgency causes him to dispense with the traditional Thanksgiving in the beginning, he doesn’tRead More