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Holy Father as a Jesuit

Holy Father as a Jesuit

| Father Kenneth Doyle | July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Q. Is Pope Francis still bound by the religious vows he professed as a Jesuit? I would imagine that Ignatian spirituality still plays a large role in his daily life, but is he still technically a member of the religious order? As pope, would he no longer be subject in obedience to the Jesuit Superior General?

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Daily Scriptures: July 6 – July 20, 2014

Daily Scriptures: July 6 – July 20, 2014

| July 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sunday, July 6
Fourteenth Sunday in ordinary time
Zechariah 9:9-10
Romans 8:9, 11-13
Matthew 11:25-30

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We all need spiritual rest in our daily lives

We all need spiritual rest in our daily lives

| Deacon Peter Hughes | July 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

In order to stay rooted in the important things, and to stay firmly planted in a life of grace, it is necessary to take moments of restful prayer throughout our day.

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Rediscover: The Mass

Rediscover: The Mass

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

- The greatest prayer of the Church
– The Mass brings NET Ministries staffer to tears
– The perfect prayer

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There’s much to consider before offering an opinion

There’s much to consider before offering an opinion

| Father Michael Schmitz | July 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

Q. When am I supposed to offer my opinion? For example, I have a friend who conceived a child through in vitro fertilization. Am I supposed to tell her that was wrong?

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Daily Scriptures: June 22 – July 6

Daily Scriptures: June 22 – July 6

| June 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sunday, June 22
The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ
Deuteronomy 8:2-3, 14b-16a
1 Corinthians 10:16-17
John 6:51-58

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Rediscover: Time to reflect

Rediscover: Time to reflect

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

- Silence gives God an opening to our hearts
– Want to go deeper with God? Enter into prayerful silence

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If God is everywhere, why go on a pilgrimage?

If God is everywhere, why go on a pilgrimage?

| Liz Kelly for The Catholic Spirit | June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

I once read that Minnesota has one of the highest numbers of perpetual Eucharistic adoration chapels in the country. Truly, God is with us.

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Is it a mortal sin to miss Mass while on a cruise?

Is it a mortal sin to miss Mass while on a cruise?

| Father Kenneth Doyle | June 19, 2014 | 3 Comments

Q. Every summer, my husband and I go on a cruise. Only one cruise line (Holland America) continues to have a priest on board to say Mass. On other cruise lines, we have missed Sunday Mass because there was no priest on board. Is missing Mass in such circumstances a mortal sin?

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Christ’s presence is at the center of Church’s worship

Christ’s presence is at the center of Church’s worship

| Deacon Byron Hagan | June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

In casting himself as the second, greater Moses, Jesus is saying that his own flesh is that eternal, life-giving bread promised to Israel in the desert.

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Daily Scriptures: June 8 – June 22, 2014

Daily Scriptures: June 8 – June 22, 2014

| June 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sunday, June 8
Pentecost Sunday
– Acts 2:1-11
– 1 Corinthians 12:3b-7, 12-13
– John 20:19-23

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Don’t let the flame burn out just because Easter is over

Don’t let the flame burn out just because Easter is over

| Deacon Jake Anderson | June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

It can certainly seem like the event of the Resurrection is the “end of a season.” But Jesus explicitly says: “It is better for you that I am going away” (John 16:7). What does he mean? He means Pentecost! The Holy Spirit is coming!

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