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Discernment Sundays – Chat Room

Chatting about: Change

: Psalm 18:2-3 leads us to pray: “I love you, LORD, my strength, LORD, my rock, my fortress, my deliverer, My God, my rock of refuge, my shield, my saving horn, my stronghold!” What does the contrast of the changing nature of the world compared to God’s eternal and unchanging nature teach us? Why is […]

The Presence of God

Through all change we must abide in God’s presence​     Sign up: Living Jesus Chat — Membership   We continue our series with Part IV, Chapter 12, “Spiritual and Sensible Consolations, and How to Receive Them,“ from An Introduction to the Devout Life. Here Saint Francis reminds us of the sublime truth of God’s ever-present love for […]

Chatting ABOUT : Handling our Sorrows

Based on what Saint Francis says about sorrow and the good/bad aspects of it, what do you think (if anything) it tells us about the emphasis on Mary being the “Mother of Sorrows” and having a “Sorrowful Heart”? There is a common misconception that if someone is a Christian, then they shouldn’t suffer from depression, […]