Posts tagged Witness

Fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom

It was to address our fallen nature that Our Lord came, to free us from the reign of evil, sin and death and make possible our reconciliation with God, the Father. Fear of what the implications might be for our lives or relationships, and the changes it may well require, should not impede our embracing of the way of reconciliation with our Lord.

The Martyrdom of the Blessed Signoretto Alliata

Witness to the faith and glorify the Lord

Yet if one suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but under that name let him glorify God.

St Peter preaching in the presence of St Mark

Always be prepared to give an account for the hope that is in you

The inability for us to live out the sacramental life as a Catholic is a real trial but also an opportunity to bear witness to the Lord. In this mini-martyrdom, are we ready to act and speak in a way that gives a reason for the hope that is in us?

Hearing the Songs of the Holy Land.

On Christmas Eve evening, after listening to quite a lot of Micheal Franti I decided a change was needed to our ‘soundtrack.’ I wanted something a bit Christmassy but in the end I picked a Palestinian singer we had come across a few years ago at Greenbelt. What happened when I started to listen was […]