Browsing the March 2019 archive of Weekly Reflections

Pray it forward

Posted by Fr. Valentine Rebello on 3/29/19

We are more than half way through Lent.

How are you doing with Holy Moments?

Do you have 20?

You have time to have at least 20 more.

Take a moment to be with Jesus.

And then PRay it Forward.

Called to be Holy

Posted by Fr. Valentine Rebello on 3/28/19

We are all called to be Holy.

Sound impossible?

 

Remember, everything is impossible until it isn't. 

 

Holy Spirit, never let me forget that holiness is possible and that every moment is an opportunity to create a Holy Moment.      

Convert Jealousy

Posted by Fr. Valentine Rebello on 3/27/19

Sometimes I am jealous of Converts.

As a cradle Catholic, I have never experienced the questions, the longing, the wondering, the seeking a loving God.  I am struck by the amount of intentional thoughts and actions required for conversion. Some converts are people who have long disagreed with a particular Church ... Read More »

Scrutinies

Posted by Fr. Valentine Rebello on 3/26/19

Scrutinies

Perfect timing for cradle Catholics.

Just because you might have been born as a cradle catholic, does not mean we shouldn’t know what those who are converting to Catholicism are preparing.

 The Scrutinies are rites of conversion and repentance.  This period of purification and enlightenment, which the rite of election begins, ... Read More »

You don’t have to be perfect to be HOLY

Posted by Fr. Valentine Rebello on 3/14/19

We think holiness is impossible for us.

Doing the will of God, is our holiness.

God wants us to live holy lives, grow in character and virtue, and become the best version of ourselves.

Do you think you can live a holy moment tomorrow?

For those who work, try:

 

When you first sit down in front of your computer at work, pause and say a prayer for God to be with you today or at the very end of your workday, say a prayer of ... Read More »