Fervent prayer can often lead to unexpected results and a vision of Jesus that we weren’t looking for. Are you ready for what the Lord might grant?
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Is Lent a time to give up dessert or a time to enter the desert along with Jesus? Fr. Jim suggests the latter. Listen for his profound insight into the healing struggle of this Lenten time.
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A man with leprosy breaks societal convention and approaches Jesus. He kneels down and reaches out to Jesus physically and through faith: “If you wish, you can make me clean.” Jesus responds, “I do will it. Be made clean.” But Father Jim is challenged: “Why don’t you really heal anyone?” a woman asks him. Listen…
Jesus had his priorities straight. In this Gospel he heals Peter’s mother-in-law and then the whole town comes out to be healed. But afterward, what does Jesus do? He goes away to a place of quiet and solitude and prays. We can learn great things from this lesson.
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In this Gospel Jesus teaches in the Synagogue in Capernaum and when confronted by a person with an unclean spirit He drives out the demon. In exorcisms, in order to drive out the demons, they must be confronted and they must name themselves. We too must confront and name our own demons in order to…
John the Baptist sees Jesus and proclaims, “Behold the Lamb of God.” At this, Andrew leaves his company and joins Jesus. He then recruits his brother Simon to join them. Jesus became their Rabbi, their teacher. Who do you seek? Who do you follow?
Share Your Faith – Transcript
In this Gospel on the presentation of Jesus in the Temple, Fr. Jim reminds us that Mary and Joseph went out of their way to bring Jesus to Jerusalem; a journey that was not easy but foreshadows the ultimate sacrifice Jesus would make for us.
Transcription: Light One Candle – Transcription
The story of this Gospel Study is the Annunciation to Mary by the Angel Gabriel. Fr. Jim reminds us that Mary’s role as Mother of Jesus is truly a gift from God because of her deep and profound submission to His will.
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