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137. Staying Ready (Mark 13:28-37)

November 14, 2018 by  
Filed under Fr. Bartunek, Meditations, The Better Part

“Not all of us are called to undergo martyrdom, but we are all called to a life of Christian virtue. Now virtue demands courage… It demands from us daily, assiduous, unremitting effort to our very last breath, and so it can be called a slow and continuous martyrdom.” – Venerable Pope Pius XII Mark 13:28-37: ‘Take the fig tree as a parable: as soon as its twigs grow supple and its leaves... Read More

Hints of Heaven

  Description: Join Dan Burke and Melissa Elson as they unpack the messages behind the parables of Jesus by speaking with Father George Rutler about his book Hints of Heaven. Topics/Questions covered in the show: What is a parable and why did Jesus choose to speak through parables? How many parables are there? Why is the book divided into short reflections on each parable? Fr. Rutler tells of... Read More