5 Minute Gospel; God Loves You

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Dei Verbum

By Charles Johnston:

“I interpret as I should, following the command of Christ: ‘Search the Scriptures, and Seek and you shall find.’ Christ will not say to me what he said to the Jews: ‘You erred, not knowing the Scriptures and not knowing the power of God.’ For if, as Paul says, Christ is the power of God and the wisdom of God, and if the man who does not know Scripture does not know the power and wisdom of God, then ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ” – St Jerome Continue reading “Dei Verbum”

What Jesus Do We Follow?

Does our version of Jesus line up with the Gospel?

By Charles Johnston:

So when they had gathered, Pilate said to them, “Whom do you want me to release for you, Barabbas or Jesus who is called Christ?”The governor again said to them, “Which of the two do you want me to release for you?” And they said, “Barabbas.” Pilate said to them, “Then what shall I do with Jesus who is called Christ?” They all said, “Let him be crucified.”

(Matthew 27:17,21-22) Continue reading “What Jesus Do We Follow?”

A Lesson Learned From 3 Popes

By Charles Johnston:

A Pole, a German, and an Argentinian walk into the Vatican… Sounds like the beginning of a joke, but it is the history of the last 30 plus years of the life of the Church, a history lesson that changed the way I view my mission as a Catholic Christian, and hopefully it changes you too. Continue reading “A Lesson Learned From 3 Popes”

Every Saint Has a Past

By Charles Johnston:

“We know certainly that our God calls us to a holy life. We know that he gives us every grace, every abundant grace; and though we are so weak of ourselves, this grace is able to carry us through every obstacle and difficulty.”— St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Continue reading “Every Saint Has a Past”