Lesson 1 of a 5-part series given Fall 2018 on Holiness...what is it, why should I want it, and how do I get it?
Lesson 1: Who is Jesus and why should I choose to follow Him? What does following after Jesus entail? Reflection on Mk. 10 (Jesus' interaction with the Rich Young Man) and the lies that inhibit our following Jesus well.
If you want to be great, don't listen to the world; listen to Jesus! How do I become great in the eyes of Jesus? Meditation on the Calming of the Storm at Sea, and what Peter's trust shows us about the path to true greatness.
If Jesus is God, will I follow Him? Always, sometimes, or never? Who should get to decide what following Jesus looks like?
Meditation on the Gospel story of the rich young man's encounter with Jesus, and the lies we often face in the battle to follow Him.
Are you OVERWHELMED by the Good News of what God has done for us? The initial and most essential message proclaimed in the work of evangelization is the Kerygma. Do you know it and can you share it with others?!
What's the point of Lent anyway? Why should I want a relationship with the Holy Spirit?
Lent is all about the opportunity for us grow in real love...but this of course presumes that we recognize this and know what to do in light of it!
May of 1917, in a series of apparitions confirmed by the Catholic Church, Our Lady appeared to 3 children in Fatima, Portugal. Her message to the world is more urgent now then perhaps ever before...what are the main takeaways from Our Lady of Fatima and how does her message relate to us 100 years later?