Journey thru John, Chapter 2: Mary as Advocate

Was your prayer an effort to go “from Gospel to life and life to Gospel”?  Did you do your own reflection for this month? Did you consider sharing that reflection with your brothers and sisters? —————————- John Chapter 2, Verses 3 to 5: When the wine ran out, the mother of Jesus said to him,Continue reading “Journey thru John, Chapter 2: Mary as Advocate”

Journey thru John, Chapter 1: The Will of God

As we begin our immersion in the Gospel of John, I would be remiss if I did not start with just a few words about process and format. The type of prayer I am describing applies principles from the practice known within the Church as Lectio Divina. That term goes all the way back toContinue reading “Journey thru John, Chapter 1: The Will of God”

Journey thru John, the Introduction: Seeking His Glory in Everything

These are the words they used to make that commitment: Ritual of the Secular Franciscan Order, Rite of Profession: I, (state your name), by the grace of God, renew my baptismal promises and consecrate myself to the service of his Kingdom. Therefore, in my secular state I promise to live all the days of myContinue reading “Journey thru John, the Introduction: Seeking His Glory in Everything”