FORMED Daily: Opening the Word for Feast of the Holy Family
The first two readings today focus on the relationships with our family. We are told that honoring and respecting our father is of the highest importance and, if we are faithful to this call, we will be blessed by God.
With Advent just around the corner, it is good to remember what we are preparing for - the coming of Christ the King, the Redeemer. Is Christ simply a source of wisdom or advice, or is he truly reigning as Lord of your life?
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Jesus often referred to the Old Testament when speaking. His primary audience, ancient Jews, understood the context of the references he made and the controversy of his teachings. What were these references and why were they so important?
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FORMED Daily: "How can this man give us his flesh to eat?"
The doctrine of the Real Presence can be a mystery to many of us. Scripture provides the answers to our questions about the Eucharist, and understanding the questions or objections to the Real Presence can deepen our faith.
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The Church nourishes the faithful with numerous sacramentals that bear a resemblance to the sacraments. These sacramentals are signs and instruments of actual grace that strengthen and encourage us in our daily lives. These include such things as the Rosary, holy cards, crucifixes, and various me...
FORMED Daily: Learn how you can be brave and tireless in your service to Christ.
Today we celebrate the memorial of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini. She is an example of great zeal in her work and, as members of the Body of Christ, we are incorporated into the Church and are called to be witnesses as well. How we can have zeal like St. Frances Xavier Cabrini?
FORMED Daily: Prayer and God's grace are the key to christian unity.
Today is the Memorial of St. Josaphat, who gave his life attempting to bring the East and West together. We can ask for his intercession today so that our prayers can bring all Christians into the unity of the Church.