Tag: God

Despite human sinfulness, God’s projects will endure, pope says

Despite human sinfulness, God’s projects will endure, pope says

| Cindy Wooden | September 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church will endure, despite the frailty and sins of its members, because it is God’s project, Pope Francis said.

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God in the darkness

God in the darkness

| Father Michael Johnson | March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

“God called out to him from the bush, ‘Moses! Moses!’ He answered, ‘Here I am.’ God said, ‘Come no nearer! Remove the sandals from your feet, for the place where you stand is holy ground.’”

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Pope says it’s ‘grave sin’ to deny God has blessed other Christians

Pope says it’s ‘grave sin’ to deny God has blessed other Christians

| Cindy Wooden | January 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Just as divisions in society grow when wealth is not shared, divisions within Christianity grow when the richness of gifts God has given to one Christian church or community are not recognized and shared, Pope Francis said.

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The triune God

The triune God

| Father Michael Joncas | January 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Although centuries of theological reflection have made a connection between the baptism of Jesus and Christian baptism, the ceremony narrated in Luke recounts a mass baptism administered by John the Baptist. In the context of this ceremony, Jesus aligns himself with the Baptist’s message and submits to the ritual activity prompted by his preaching.

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Belief in Trinity should lead to unity in the church, preacher says

Belief in Trinity should lead to unity in the church, preacher says

| Cindy Wooden | December 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Faith in the living God should translate into concrete expressions of love and unity, especially within the church, Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa told Pope Francis and leaders of the Roman Curia.

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Abuse survivor says pope told him God loves him the way he is

Abuse survivor says pope told him God loves him the way he is

An abuse survivor, who had been disparaged for being a homosexual, said that Pope Francis told him that God made him that way and loved him for who he was.

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Pope: Church must go where people are indifferent, hostile to the faith

Pope: Church must go where people are indifferent, hostile to the faith

| Carol Glatz | May 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

The most desolate places in the world in need of Christ are where people are indifferent, even hostile to God and his love, Pope Francis said.

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More Americans believe in higher power than in God, study says

More Americans believe in higher power than in God, study says

| Carol Zimmermann | May 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

A new Pew Research Center survey has some interesting takeaways. While the majority of Americans say they believe in a higher power, what they are talking about isn’t necessarily God “as described in the Bible.”

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The ultimate home for Jesus, and us

The ultimate home for Jesus, and us

| Father John Paul Erickson | January 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Where are you?”

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In the end, everyone faces God with ’empty hands,’ pope says

In the end, everyone faces God with ’empty hands,’ pope says

| Carol Glatz | October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

God waits for everyone, even the worst sinner who repents only with his dying breath, Pope Francis said.

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The mystery of God’s fatherly love is a great revolution, pope says

The mystery of God’s fatherly love is a great revolution, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | June 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

The mystery of God’s relationship with humankind is revolutionary in that Christians can look to him without fear as children to a loving father, Pope Francis said.

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Spiritual direction guides Catholics in finding space for God

Spiritual direction guides Catholics in finding space for God

| Bridget Ryder | March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

For once, Mary Noble Garcias sat still long enough to notice what was going on in her soul after her body and mind had stopped moving through the motions of everyday life. In her meeting with a spiritual director, she figured out what was happening.

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