Temptation Is an Opportunity

Temptation Is an Opportunity

Homily begins at 25:50. What do you do with temptations? Do you fight it with your own strength? Every temptation is an opportunity to turn to Jesus and invite him in. Invite him into your life. Invite him into your temptations. Lord, I am powerless. Lord, I am weak....
Ask Fr. Francis: What Are Grave Sins?

Ask Fr. Francis: What Are Grave Sins?

Question: What are grave sins? Answer: “Grave sin” is actually not a proper term. Traditionally, according to the catechism, we have mortal/deadly sin, or grave matters. So when you say “grave sin”, it is very ambiguous as to what exactly you are referring to. So, let...

A Quick Fix

Sin starts with a promise to satisfy a craving, need, or desire. But, sin is only a quick fix for our present discomfort and we inevitably pay for it later. Behind the temptation is a personal animating force of evil, the Devil. Just as God has a plan for our lives,...