When times are bad, there is a great tendency to absorb into our own hearts and minds the negativity and anger and sadness that surround us. This is especially true when persons with these traits project their mean-spiritedness and fear on those near them. It can be very hard for a morally sensitive person not to feel in some strange way responsible for the state of things.
Tag: Fr. Hugh Barbour
Greater Works Than These
Source: Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem., Catholic Answers via catholic.comReprinted with permission Fr. Hugh Barbour, O.Praem., is a Norbertine of St. Michael’s Abbey in Silverado, California. He grew up in South Pasadena and is a convert from the Episcopal Church. After earning a bachelor’s degree in classics from the University […]
Coronavirus and the Catholic Church
Source: Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem, Catholic Answers at catholic.comRepublished with permission. Anxiety blossoms as the most recent coronavirus appears, though in low numbers, in the United States. People wonder if they should stop receiving the Eucharist on the tongue, others if they should receive at all. Fr. Hugh Barbour […]
How to Vanquish the Devil
Source: Fr. Hugh Barbour, O. Praem, at Catholic Answers At that time Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. -Matt. 4:1 The Sundays of Lent begin with a bang in the intense and powerful scene presented to us in the Gospel lesson […]