Walk in the light – you are beloved

This week is the celebration of the Baptism of the Lord. It is a feast that marks the end of the Christmas season for the Catholic Church. It also marks the beginning of Jesus public ministry. Jesus as an adult came to John the Baptist to be baptized. There really was no need for Jesus to be baptized, he already was living a new creation, a new self. But this is one of the times…

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Proverbs 18:24 – October 9, 2018

There are friends who bring ruin, but there are true friends more loyal than a brother. Proverbs 18:24 NABRE      This proverb from Solomon although written many years ago is as valid today as it was when written. We all have friends, some of us have friends that lead us astray. Maybe a friend who likes to party, or is looking for an easy get rich quick scheme, or maybe a friend who doesn’t have the…

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Proverbs 17:17 – August 11, 2018

A friend is a friend at all times, and a brother is born for the time of adversity. Proverbs 17:17 NABRE      This proverb credited to Solomon, covers love, friendship and brotherhood (hear also sisterhood). Friends are important, any kind of accomplishment in life is never done alone, we must have friends to help. Friends are there in hard times, they lift us up when we are down, they have our back in a struggle, in…

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John 15:13 – August 5, 2018

No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. John 15:13 NABRE      The heart of Jesus moral teaching is simply; “to love one another as I have loved you.” (John 13:34) Jesus loves His disciples with a total self-giving. Jesus love is most evident when He is on the cross laying down His life for the salvation of all. This act shows perfect love and perfect obedience. This quoted…

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