God Even Uses Our Sins

We don’t need to be a theologian to know that sin is not good. Just look around, look at history, look at our own life. Sin is not good. The Catechism reminds us that “sin is an offense against reason, truth, and right conscience; it is failure in genuine love for God … it  wounds the nature of … Continue reading God Even Uses Our Sins

The Balm Of Forgiveness

The theme of yesterday’s Mass reading from Matthew 18:21-35 was  FORGIVENESS. The above passage ends with the judge handing the unforgiving person over to the torturers and Jesus saying, “ so will my heavenly father do to you unless you forgive your brother from the heart.” (Mt. 18:35) Forgiveness is extremely  important to God.  This theme was picked … Continue reading The Balm Of Forgiveness

Extraordinary Forgiveness

Originally Posted July 12, 2021 There’s something about “extraordinary forgiveness” that touches even the most hardened soul. It’s one thing to hear that ole Joe forgave Bert for taking his parking space at the VFW hall….” I forgive you Bert, but don’t let it happen again”. It’s quite another to hear much more serious acts … Continue reading Extraordinary Forgiveness