Posts Tagged ‘scandal’

40 days of reparation draw to a close

Continue to pray with us!  *** In late August, we at CCL Central began praying a daily Chaplet of Adoration and Reparation for the healing of our Church. Today marks 40 workdays of intentional intercessory prayer. Thank you to those of you who have accompanied us spiritually during this challenging time and those who continue…

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Sts. Monica and Augustine, persist with us

Yesterday was the feast of St. Monica, the mother of persistence, and today we celebrate the feast of her brilliant and influential son, St. Augustine. These feasts are timely, arriving in the midst of religious uncertainty and crisis. This woman — whose persistent prayers converted the hearts of her family and produced one of the…

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The world around us tells us in a million ways that we are nothing special. Most of all, it tells us that the gift of our sexuality is nothing special — in fact, it’s a big problem. We manipulate our hormones, poison ourselves, make war on healthy organs, or place physical barriers between us, trying…

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