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Discernment Sundays – Chat Room

Our Spiritual Condition- Test It!

Test the passions and ascertain your spiritual condition       Sign up: Living Jesus Chat — Membership   We continue our series with Part V, Chapter 7, “Examination As to the Affectations of the Soul,“ from An Introduction to the Devout Life. Here Saint Francis continues our examination by considering the things our soul desires. I have […]

Chatting about Love of Neighbor

Sister Susan Marie (Moderator): St. Paul wrote in Philippians 2:3: “Do nothing out of selfishness or out of vainglory; rather, humbly regard others as more important than yourselves.” This advice immediately precedes the famous “self-emptying” passage describing Christ’s great humility and self-giving. You could almost say that this is the heart of the Gospel message. […]

Love Your Neighbor

  We continue our series with Part V, Chapter 6, “Examination of the Soul’s Condition as Regards Our Neighbour,“ from An Introduction to the Devout Life. Here Saint Francis continues our examination by considering our relationship with our neighbor. Husband and wife are bound to love one another with a tender, abiding, restful love, and this tie […]