St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Des Allemands will have the altar for viewing and serving food from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at the church at 17292, La. Highway 631. Viewing only will continue until 2:30 p.m. […]
The spiritual reality surrounding us is even so much more real than the natural, physical, tangible realm that we can see, hear and feel each day. It is but a matter of exercising our spiritual senses in order to recognize it.
Many in the world today, and even in the Church, do not understand the gift of celibacy. It can seem like a foreign, unhealthy concept. Even many celibates are floundering in their understanding of it. But in reality, it is the lifestyle chosen by one who has found the “pearl of great price” and wants to go and sell all he has to buy it.
By MICHAEL BROWN
Editor of spiritdaily.com
Christ mandated it. When asked how often we should forgive someone, He said not seven times, but seventy times seven. We don’t often think of how important forgiveness is, but it’s crucial as the initiation of healing, as an act of charity, and in setting ourselves emotionally free.
Eight months after a ferocious hurricane devastated huge swaths of New Orleans and the Mississippi coast, the notion that such damage can be part of a purification or “chastisement” continues to be met with fierce resistance. […]