Divine Life Ever-empowering the Church

As we approach Divine Mercy Sunday and the canonization of two great Popes, my suggestion to you is to listen to Father Barron’s sermon 694, highlighted this week at http://www.wordonfire.org/   It is a powerful and inspiring presentation of what–Who–is the Living Center, in His glorified humanity, of the Church even now.  And it is […]

Concerning the Heart

I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of Him, having the eyes of your hearts enlightened….(Ephesians 1:16-18) I am writing this on Holy […]

Be Subject To One Another: Ephesians 5:21-33

In approaching this very important passage, there are a number of paths upon which we might walk.  One is to become more fully aware of what marriage and gender and family relationships were like in the Roman Empire during the time in which the Apostle Paul wrote.  I will have two very good handouts to […]

Be filled with the Spirit: Ephesians 5:11-20

….do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery; but be filled with the Spirit, addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with all your heart, always and for everything giving thanks in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God the Father.” […]