Category: Scripture Reflections

Joseph took many SPA Days

When’s the last time you engaged in a SPA day? Silent. Prayerful. Adoration. Silence is necessary for holiness. A mature interior life requires intentionality. In an Age where we fill every empty moment with music and images, out of fear of feeling the emptiness, we have become in danger of losing our very humanity. Human

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Joseph is The Man’s Man

Joseph was a man of great virtue. He had to be. He was CHOSEN by God for protection. Matthew 2:13-14 clearly illustrates Joseph’s calling as PROTECTOR. “Rise, take the child and his mother, and flee to Egypt.” Joseph is a man of obedience. He does what God asks of Him IMMEDIATELY. Once Joseph knew it

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Joseph – the Pinnacle of Earthly Fatherhood

Parents are ‘the first representatives of God for man.’ (CCC 239) That means God intentionally chose one man—one man in all of human history—to ‘represent’ fatherhood to Jesus. In choosing Joseph, God was careful to choose a man who would not ‘disfigure the face of fatherhood’ on God’s behalf. Joseph, then, is more than a

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Join Us for Advent Meditations with Saints

Imagine for a moment what it would be like for a woman of Mary’s purity to invite you into her heart, only to expect that same depths of purity from you in return. Joseph would’ve needed heroic courage to stay committed to virtue to love Mary on her terms. Imagine for a moment what it

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Elijah as precursor of the Virgin Mary

In his message given July 16, 2019 from Medjugorje on the Feast Day of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.  Fr. Maximillian Dalvai makes the point that Elijah is a precursor of Mary, and the Cloud that was Mary that rose over the mountain for Elijah is now Medjugorje rising over the Church.  We are in

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