Jesus Christ – Man of Prayer

Definitions “Pray/Prayer” – From Latin: precari “ask earnestly, beg”; “obtained by prayer.” From the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) – Prayer is a vital and personal relationship with the living and true God (CCC 2558).  Prayer is the raising of one’s mind and heart to God or the requesting of good things from God…humility […]

Jesus Christ – Revealer of the Father

The ‘Orphan’ Epidemic There is an orphan epidemic in the modern world.  Many children in the modern world have, in practical terms, been abandoned, even when they have one or both parents.  Increasing numbers of women (with men in passive agreement) are bearing children out of wedlock (absent fathers) and/or through artificial insemination (anonymous fathers).  […]

Jesus – Man of Prayer

What follows are notes from Msgr. Aloysius Callaghan’s talk at St. Michael Catholic Church in St. Michael Minnesota on February 25, 2011.  Msgr. Callaghan is the Rector of The St. Paul Seminary.   Please see Msgr. Callaghan’s bio here: www.stthomas.edu/spssod/pdf/cv/CallaghanCV-2009.pdf In Chapter 11 of St. Luke’s Gospel we find the art and practice of prayer.  “Lord teach us […]