Category Archives: Fourth Sorrowful Mystery

The depth of Christ’s obedience

The Passion narrative in the Gospel of John emphasizes the power of Christ. He is in charge the entire time. How much do we let this idea and its implications penetrate us? Do we, for instance, believe that Christ could … Continue reading

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Love’s playground

The Eucharist points to the Cross. The Eucharist will teach us, if we let it, that in this fallen world the Cross is Love’s playground. In an unfallen world the playground would be vast. In this world, the Cross is … Continue reading

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In this fallen world

Love is light for this world. This fallen world is in darkness and blindness and we do not see reality as it is. We also see things that are not truly there. In this fallen world, love is hard to … Continue reading

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