Homily given by Fr. Cassian OCSOI
7th Sunday of Easter
Preached May 24, 2020
Mystery upon mystery upon mystery. For seven weeks we have held in our hearts the mystery of the Resurrection, now extended into the mystery of the Ascension and drawn back to the mystery of the Incarnation.
The Easter Season Mass collects remind us of the gift of the Resurrection when Christ conquered death and unlocked the path to eternity.
Resurrection is a gift of life, reconciliation, renewal, and res
Video book review. This a very good read for anyone of any faith, or none, but for Catholics probably more needed. In this time of loss of faith, and perhaps lukewarmness in how we live out our faith, this book can help to rekindle our love of God and yes the Blessed Mother. https://queenofpeacemedia.com/of-men-and-mary-book-trailer/
The Rosary is a powerful way to pray. I have said the Rosary every day for years. It can keep one centered and focused throughout the day.
This is mostly for Catholics, but I know many non-Catholics who say the rosary and find it very helpful. Each person will pray in a unique way. The
same goes for the Rosary. If you are anti-catholic in your beliefs, then don't waste your time reading this ;-).--Br.MD
Jeffrey Epstein’s Soul, Prayer, Judgement, Mercy, and Hell
Famed Holocaust survivor Elie Weisel once quoted a saying from an ancient rabbinical text: the angels weep whenever a soul is condemned to Hell. Our Lord seemed to echo that angelic emotion with His agonized sweat in the Garden of Gethsemane on the night before He died. If the angels lament the loss of one soul, how much more does God mourn the loss of one whom He created in His image and likeness to live with Him forever?
I do believe that as more and more professionals come forward and talk about their NDEs that it will become harder to discount them. In a physicalist, universe these kinds of experiences would be impossible. However, I do understand that "Confirmation Bias" However, I do understand that "Confirmation Bias" can be an issue with any conversation that deals with seeking the truth, I suffer from it.
Jeffery Long has actually stated that the NDE proves the existence of God and the afterlife. He