Philip Kosloski: Can’t receive the Eucharist? Here’s how to make a spiritual communion (aleteia.org) Read on https://aleteia.org Saints often made an act of spiritual communion when they couldn’t receive the Eucharist at Mass. For various reasons we may be prevented from receiving the Eucharist at Mass. We may have broken the one hour fast, be
A. TEXT (JOHN 20: 01–10) Mary Magdalene Arrives at Tomb 1 Now on the first day of the week Mary Mag’dalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb. She Informs Peter and Other Disciple 2 So she ran, and went
THE PASSION ACCORDING TO LUKE Introduction Each week you receive TEA — Text, Explanation and Application. This week the text alone would extend over five pages and the explanation would be much more. So I decided not to send “TEA” as such but a way of reading and listening to the Passion by Luke. This
TEXT (JOHN 08: 01–11) Setting 1 Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. 2 Early in the morning he came again to the temple; all the people came to him, and he sat down and taught them. Woman caught in adultery 3 The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in
TEXT — Luke. 15: 1–32 — Three parables — lost sheep; lost coin; two sons Setting 1 Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him. 2 And the Pharisees and the scribes murmured, saying, “This man receives sinners and eats with them.” 3 So he told them this parable: Lost
TEXT – Luke 13: 01–09 – Necessity of repentance The Galileans 1 There were some present at that very time who told him of the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. 2 And he answered them, “Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans, because they
TEXT —Luke 09: 28–36 —Jesus is Traansfigured Setting 28 Now about eight days after these sayings he took with him Peter and John and James, and went up on the mountain to pray. Jesus Transfigured 29 And as he was praying, the appearance of his countenance was altered, and his raiment became dazzling white.
THE WORKS OF LENT I may be wrong but I think that when the majority of people think of Lent they are inclined to consider that season as ascetical, The question pops up almost immediately: ‘What are you going off for Lent?’. There is nothing wrong with that but it shows that the mentality of