The Sacrificial Love of St. Maximilian Kolbe

Let us remember that love lives through sacrifice and is nourished by giving. Without sacrifice, there is no love. St. Maximilian Kolbe Love Requires SacrificeTo love is the will the good of the other. Because of this, true love naturally requires sacrifice. When we love, we should be willing to set aside our own wantsContinue reading “The Sacrificial Love of St. Maximilian Kolbe”

When You Need Your Mom

What a joy it is to remember that she is our mother! Since she loves us and knows our weakness, what have we to fear? St. Therese of Lisieux I think everyone to some degree wants to be like their mom. When I was growing up and even now that I’m an adult, I’m intriguedContinue reading “When You Need Your Mom”

The Secret to Intimacy with Jesus Christ

“I am the living bread that came down from heaven; whoever eats this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world.” John 6:51 I feel closest to Jesus in the moments after I receive him in the Eucharist. As I kneel in silence,Continue reading “The Secret to Intimacy with Jesus Christ”

This Sunday’s Gospel: June 14, 2020

John 6:51-58 Jesus said to the Jewish crowds:“I am the living bread that came down from heaven;whoever eats this bread will live forever;and the bread that I will giveis my flesh for the life of the world.” The Jews quarreled among themselves, saying,“How can this man give us his flesh to eat?”Jesus said to them,“Amen,Continue reading “This Sunday’s Gospel: June 14, 2020”

How to do Little Things with Great Love

If I give away everything I own, and if I hand my body over so that I may boast but do not have love, I gain nothing. 1 Corinthians 13:3 After St. Therese of Lisieux’s Feast Day this year, I challenged myself to intentionally do little things with great love. I knew that following herContinue reading “How to do Little Things with Great Love”