Listening keeps our perspective: God’s Word, our expectations

August 2, 2022 0 Comments

“No longer shall the dominion of death be able to hold humanity, for Christ went down shattering and destroying its powers” (Kontakion) In his homily for last Sunday, July 31, 2022, Father François Beyrouti, Ph.D./D.Th., pastor of Holy Cross Melkite Church, entitled his remarks, “Contrast God’s Word With Your Expectations.” We served the Liturgy for …

Listening keeps our perspective: Jesus engages our senses

July 27, 2022 0 Comments

It is a good wager that most of us would not think that Catholicism in general, and most of all Melkite Catholicism, in particular, is a sensual experience. But our spiritual life comes alive in beautiful ways when we allow our senses to be to worked on. We humans are sensual beings and our whole …

Listening keeps our perspective: See and Show God’s Compassion

July 6, 2022 0 Comments

Who is God? What do you believe about God? Do we need to see God to believe in God? Is God not real if you do not see Him? Is reality limited by what is seen and unseen? What about the Creed we profess him? The heart of Christian faith God is above the heavens …