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Enter into Prayer — Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord

August 6, 2017 by  
Filed under Feast Days, Fr. Najim, Prayer, Transfiguration

Enter into Prayer – Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord If I were to ask you to define prayer, how would you define it?  Many people would answer that prayer is talking to God, plain and simple.  I think it’s safe to say that while many Christians say prayers, it’s also true that many Christians do not truly enter into prayer.  There’s a big difference between saying prayers and... Read More

Weakness or Blessing? Spiritual Transformation

November 19, 2015 by  
Filed under Blessings, Challenges, Fr. Najim, Spiritual Direction, Videos

Weakness or Blessing? Spiritual Transformation As we prepare for Thanksgiving in the United States a week from today on Thursday, November 26th this year, Father Michael Najim challenges us to think differently. He has some profound thoughts for how we can see our weaknesses, our struggles in a new light, as a gift and blessing from the Lord. These issues could be anything: anger, impatience, sloth,... Read More

Simple Resolutions for the New Year

Simple Resolutions for the New Year … I thought I would once again suggest some simple but powerful resolutions for the New Year. So, without a lot of fanfare, here they are: Commit to daily prayer – The stronger our relationship with God is, the stronger our relationships with others will be. Commit to carving out 10-15 minutes of quiet meditation each day. Get away from distractions... Read More

How Can I Forgive When I Can’t Forget?

October 14, 2013 by  
Filed under Forgiveness, Patti Armstrong

How Can I Forgive When I Can't Forget? While many people believe forgetting an injury is part of forgiveness, Fr. Justin Waltz, pastor of St. Leo's Church in Minot, ND, suggested just the opposite. In fact, he stated that forgetting is not even possible. “The only type of forgetting I have heard of is stuffing,” he said during a retreat presentation and added, “The hurt is not gone, it is just... Read More

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