Since its inception in 1524, countless Christians have been invigorated and challenged by these exercises, as their heads, and minds, have been opened to God's will. When we learn to identify our addiction, embrace our brokenness, and surrender to God, we begin to bring healing to ourselves and our world.
In Breathing Under Water, Franciscan Father Richard Rohr shows how the gospel principles in the Twelve Steps can free anyone from any addiction from an obvious dependence on alcohol or drugs to the more common but less visible addiction that we all have to sin. Augustine's Confessions is a fascinating look at the life of an eminent Christian thinker.
This book provides encouragement and direction for the pilgrim who desires to know, love, and serve our Lord. The Everlasting Man, written in response to an anti-Christian history of humans penned by H. On the day after the Orlando nightclub shooting, James Martin SJ posted a video on Facebook in which he called for solidarity with our LGBT brothers and sisters.Both saints were determined to follow the Christ who spoke to Francis from the cross of San Damiano.Their mission to rebuild the church by living the gospel of Jesus was done with a passion rooted in their experience of God's ecstatic love.Scott Hahn recovers and conveys the creed's revolutionary character.Your directors for this seven-day retreat, Following Our Pilgrim Hearts, are Francis and Clare of Assisi.Much has been written on the last words of Jesus, the traditional phrases taken from Scripture that depict the final moments of Jesus's life as he dies on the cross.