There is a greater poverty than physical poverty: spiritual poverty. Innumerable have been the stories of irreligious people who, upon …
“You may have seen people complaining about the money raised for Notre Dame saying it could go to such more worthy causes. Reminds me of John 12…
Mary took a liter of costly perfumed oil made from genuine aromatic nard and anointed the feet of Jesus and dried them with her hair; the house was filled with the fragrance of the oil.
Then Judas the Iscariot, one of his disciples, and the one who would betray him, said, “Why was this oil not sold for three hundred days wages and given to the poor?”…
“Leave her alone,” Jesus replied. “It was intended that she should save this perfume for the day of my burial. You will always have the poor among you, but you will not always have me.”
God speaks to each of our hearts in their own unique way. These men felt called by God to contribute- do not criticize them. If you feel called to give to different causes/charities, please do. But please don’t tell others what causes/charities they must support.” ~Amanda Ruiz
Wishing you all a most blessed and holy Easter Triduum!
“Seeing all kinds of memes on the money raised (700 million USD)to fix Notre Dame cathedral, usually with starving children underneath to imply that the money is better spent on the poor.
Of course 4.9 billion is being spent on the new football stadium in Los Angeles. Don’t see memes about that.
Or the 10s of billions spent on Olympic venues that now sit empty and deteriorating. Don’t see memes on that.
See lots of ads for Avengers Endgame which is projected to bring in over 800 million. Don’t see memes about that.
I could go on and on…but when the memes on the trillions spent on entertainment start coming up…we’ll talk.
Btw…the Catholic Church is the single largest charitable institution on the planet.
Building churches and helping the poor is not an either/or proposition. The Church has been doing both for two millennia.” ~Father Bill Peckman
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“Some believe that the history of the Church is marked by structural reforms. I am sure that it is the saints who change history. The structures follow afterwards, and do nothing other than perpetuate the what the saints brought about.
We need saints who dare to see all things through the eyes of faith, who dare to be enlightened by the light of God.”
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Mondays in Lent: putting Lenten Fridays to shame for millennia
We made it to Mass this morning, and upon returning home, all hell broke loose; “Death By A Thousand Annoyances” I call it. I’ve been through this before. It means I’m on the right track! We’ll be back there again tomorrow.