Wednesday, January 7, 2009



If we don't have courage to preach the Gospel and to live a Christ-filled life in cooperation with the Holy Catholic Church, in what can we have courage? For courage, true courage, is to live a Christ filled life in the face of adversity, to be true to Christ, and to consider Christ your friend, and there is no greater love than to lay down one's life for his friends. To be courageous is to imitate Christ. Therefore, let us imitate Christ in all of the actions we do. May we never be afraid to stand up for the Truth of the Faith. May we always stand up for life in the increasingly venomous culture of death. Live your faith in its entirety, and this is the greatest way to joy and fulfillment. It is easy to throw aside the Church teaching you don't agree with; it is courageous to joyfully acknowledge that the Truths of the Faith is sometimes beyond our intellect and to assent to that truth regardless. Friends, open up your hearts to the living God, the Christ, who died for our sake.