Tags » Mercy

This Week in Catholicism: Martyrs and Mercy

  • Father Jacques Hamel, 85, was celebrating Mass when two men entered his church and murdered him in the name of ISIS. A servant of God, a man who could have retired long ago and not continued the active shepherding of his flock, was killed in cold blood doing sacred work for the people of God.
  • 378 more words
Life Lessons


In John 8:3-9 is this story: “Then the scribes and Pharisees brought to Him a woman caught in adultery. And when they had set her in the midst, they said to Him, “Teacher, this woman was caught[b] in adultery, in the very act. 382 more words


Battle Scars

I wish I could say I’ve been a victor

And stayed the course with You

I wish I could say I kept my faith

And never truly doubted You… 134 more words


Why you need a "guilt-free" zone

In yesterday”s post I shared my recently coined phrase, “guilt-free zone”. I shared two questions I ask myself when I’m overwhelmed because I’m feeling too much responsibility. 364 more words


Pilgrims explore God’s mercy in Rome

By A.J. Boyd

ROME — Characteristic of The Lay Centre’s international programming, the centre’s 30th-anniversary pilgrimage, “God’s Mercy Endures Forever,” engaged Rome as a classroom and as a font for spiritual growth and renewal. 481 more words

Running Ramblings & Confessions

“All human beings should try to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why.” – James Thurber

Oh. My. 397 more words