Devotions

True Christianity Requires Choice

True Christianity Requires Choice

“You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons. You cannot partake of the table of the Lord and the table of demons.” - 1 Corinthians...
September 13, 2014
The Grace and Glory

The Grace and Glory

"Grace and glory He bestows..." It’s easy to forget that there is a race to be won. We are each in the thick of it. Were we not, we wouldn't...
September 12, 2014
A Good Measure Is Hard To Find

A Good Measure Is Hard To Find

"I hate my hair." "I hate my stomach." "I hate these wrinkles.... ... these pimples ... my job ... my house ... my clothes ... my weight." "I hate myself."...
September 11, 2014
See and Bend Your Ear...

See and Bend Your Ear...

  "Listen to me, daughter; see and bend your ear." Did you hear that? "See and bend your ear," He says. "You have a destiny," He tells me. "I have...
September 10, 2014
Seek to Touch Him

Seek to Touch Him

There is perhaps no greater drama during the earthly ministry of Christ as those moments when He is approached for healing. Throughout the Gospels we hear of the lowly going...
September 09, 2014
Not My Will, but Yours

Not My Will, but Yours

Far too often, I don't listen to what God is telling me. I think I know better, I think I can do better, I am, far too often, too busy...
September 08, 2014
Loving Yourself

Loving Yourself

“Owe no one anything, except to love one another…” Owe no one anything except to love one another. Oh, how much simpler life would be if I only took this...
September 07, 2014
The Scum of the World

The Scum of the World

I Corinthians 4: 10-13 "We are fools for Christ's sake... To the present hour we hunger and thirst, we are poorly dressed and buffeted and homeless, and we labour, working...
September 06, 2014
Then They Will Fast in Those Days (if they can remember)

Then They Will Fast in Those Days (if they can remember)

Readings for September 5th First Reading: 1 Corinthians 4:1-5 1 This is how one should regard us, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God. 2 Moreover...
September 05, 2014
More Than Success

More Than Success

  In today’s Gospel reading according to St. Luke, Jesus helps Simon and his fishermen catch more fish than they ever had. By trusting Him to lower their nets again,...
September 04, 2014
Unrealistic Expectations

Unrealistic Expectations

A few years ago, I had one of those few moments of clarity amidst chaos and pain. Sitting in Mass, I was made aware of the fact that I had...
September 03, 2014
Two Truths and a Lie

Two Truths and a Lie

  I slumped into the orange and gray subway seat, too tired to care about the grime permanently encrusted on the surface. I'm no stranger to emotional breakdowns on the...
September 02, 2014