April 17, 2016
(As revised by Father Zlock on April 4, 2016)
What would it take to make St. Monica a “great” Catholic Parish? 1,145 more words
So “Happy New Year.” I wish many of God’s blessings and grace upon you, your families and friends in the coming months of 2016.
Naturally, “new year’s resolutions” have a long-standing tradition in America (and I suspect in other cultures as well). 595 more words
Recent studies, both in Catholic and Evangelical churches, have been able to determine that one can actually measure spiritual “maturity” and spiritual “growth.” A definition of “Spiritual Growth” can be drawn from Matthew 22:37-40 and defined as “increasing love of God and increasing love of neighbor.” Thus, it is possible to empirically measure “the heart” (spiritual growth and maturity) in terms of examining a person’s concrete behaviors as they model “loving God” and “loving neighbor.” This would involve: 531 more words