Grace: I ask for a real sense of sorrow, anguish, and even tears because of all that Christ has suffered for me. Material for contemplation: review the whole Passion Reflection: Today is a day for remembering, for reflecting on what has happened over these past few days. After the intense experience of Thursday night and… Read more »
Posts By: Mr. Matthew Baugh, S.J.
Grace: Not to be deaf to the Word, but prompt and diligent to welcome him. Text: Luke 20:19 – 21:4 Reflection: In these final few days before his death, Jesus comes to the Temple every day to teach the people, to communicate to them the Word of the Father. Out of love for us, he… Read more »
Grace: An intimate knowledge of our Lord, who has become man for me, that I may love Him more and follow Him more closely. Text: Matthew 14: 22-33 Reflection: Today Peter challenges the Lord to prove that he is who says he is. How is this different from Satan’s challenge to Jesus to prove that… Read more »
Grace: To choose what is more for the glory of God and the salvation of my soul. Text: SpEx #149-157 Reflection: The Exercises are fundamentally geared toward helping us make good decisions, to bring us to that point at which we are properly disposed and can choose the same thing that God himself has already… Read more »
Grace: Intimate knowledge of our Lord, who has become man for me, that I may love him more and follow him more closely. Text: Luke 2: 1-20 Reflection: Here in the middle of Lent, we find ourselves all of a sudden back at the little cave in Bethlehem, waiting for Jesus to be born. Today in… Read more »
Grace: A deep knowledge of my sins and my personal responsibility for them. Text for Prayer: 1 John 1:8 – 2:2 Reflection: It is not easy to pray on sin. We find all kinds of ways to avoid looking it straight in the face. Our minds wander. We keep glancing at our watch, wondering why… Read more »
Grace: That my intentions, actions, and entire life might be purely ordered to the praise and service of my Creator and Lord. Text: Ps 117 Reflection: Today we receive ashes on our foreheads and head into the desert for 40 days. What will guide us along the way? We might be inclined to draw up an… Read more »