“What happened there on the Cross that day is happening now in the Mass, with this difference: On the Cross the Savior was alone; in the Mass He is with us. Our Lord is now in heaven at the right hand of the Father, making intercession for us. He therefore can never suffer again in His human nature. How then can the Mass be the re-enactment of Calvary? How can Christ renew the Cross? He cannot suffer again in His own human nature which is in heaven enjoying beatitude, but He can suffer again in our human natures. He cannot renew Calvary in His physicalRead More →

And now resounding through the turbid earth The solemn call to keep a holy Lent Would lift our eyes from things of little worth And bid us find in Jesus true content. As Spirit hovered over formless void Dispelling chaos by the Word decreed, He clears the wilderness that sin destroyed; He fills our emptiness with all we ever need. Beauty for ashes and love to conquer fear, The disciplines of Lent teach us to comprehend That all else fades when Jesus is what we hold dear. We throw off worldly weights in order to ascend. The Lenten Call, Teresa Roberts Johnson A Look Ahead:Read More →