What Did Jesus Did Not Have?

Everyone has an idea of what the Catholic Church needs to appeal to people today!

Letter from Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, CM, on the Occasion of the Feast of St. Vincent de Paul 2023

As usual at this time, Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, CM, President of the Executive Board of the Vincentian Family, has sent a reflection to the entire Vincentian Family on the occasion of the feast of Saint Vincent de Paul on September 27.

A Faith Dynamic (Matthew 18:19-20)

“Listen and Respond.” If there ever were a pair of words to stir up action, these are the ones.

Nobody Wants To Do the Dishes!

This Mindwalk is a reflection on a saying attributed to a contemporary change agent – Shane Claiborne “Everybody wants a revolution, but nobody wants to do the dishes.”

“Francis, rebuild my Church”

Dedication of the Lateran Basilica, November 9, 2014 – Ez 47, 1-2. 8-9. 12; 1 Cor 3, 9c-11. 16-17; Jn 2, 13-22 Do you not know that you are the temple of God? (1 Cor 3, 16) Christ loves the Church, handing himself over for her. He cleanses her with the bath of water...

Make your bed

Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed, November 2, 2014 – Lam 3, 17-26; Rom 6, 3-9; Jn 14, 1-6 If we have died with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him (Rom 6, 8) Whether at death I rest eternally in God or my heart stays restless will depend on...

You can run, but you can’t hide

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A), October 26, 2014 – Ex 22, 20-26; 1 Thes 1, 5c-10; Mt 22, 34-40 Receiving the word in great affliction, with joy from the Holy Spirit (1 Thes 1, 6) It is easy to recite the two inseparable commandments on which the whole law and...

No tank tops or shorts

Twenty Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A), October 12, 2014 – Is 25, 6-10a; Phil 4, 12-14. 19-20; Mt 22, 1-14 God will fully supply whatever you need (Phil 4, 19) God invites us to a sumptuous banquet. Do we accept the invitation with respectful gratitude? The banquet...

Second thoughts

Twenty Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A), September 28, 2014 – Ez 18, 25-28; Phil 2, 1-11; Mt 21, 28-32 If there is any participation in the Spirit, any compassion and mercy (Phil 2, 1) Just like his Father, Jesus does not wish us sinners to die but to turn back to...

Jesus Christ, C.M.

Twenty Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A), September 21, 2014 – Is 55, 6-9; Phil 1, 20c-24. 27a; Mt 20, 1-16a Conduct worthy of the Gospel (Phil 1, 27) God wants all human beings to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth. Those who really know him and the...

Poisoning ourselves?

God greatly exalted him (Phil 2, 9) No one has greater faith than the one who, feeling totally forsaken and helpless, still commends his spirit into the hands of the Father. Whoever believes in this greatest Believer and catches his faith will be saved. Faith, in...

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