We really don’t know a lot about these two apostle. James, called James the Lesser to distinguish him from James the son of Zebedee. Philip is mentioned in the gospel most in relation to his doubts about Jesus. But both were included in the Twelve, those chosen directly by Jesus.
This reflection will help youth think about what it means to believe in something which can’t be seen. How do we know it is real?
Your accumulated offenses surpass not the multitude of God’s mercies: your wounds surpass not the great Physician’s skill. Only give yourself up in faith: tell the Physician your ailment: say thou also, like David: I said, I will confess me my sin unto the Lord: and the same shall be done in your case, which he says immediately: And you forgave the wickedness of my heart.
With all of the emphasis on material goods and secular activities at Christmas, many Catholic familes search for ways to keep Jesus in focus during the Christmas season. Here are our most popular Catholic Christmas ideas from 2020.
St. Agatha lived in 3rd century Italy. She desired to be consecrated to the Lord and remain unmarried and able to be dedicated to a life of prayer. However she had many men who desired her.
Do we know how to silence our hearts and listen to the voice of God? – Pope Francis