Intercessory Prayers for Palm Sunday

Here are a few Scripture prayers based upon the Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem. I would encourage you to reflect upon them, internalize them, and pray them for yourself, the people that you love, and especially your own church family. Holy Father, As we ride with our humble Lord into the fickle and rebellious city, … Continue reading Intercessory Prayers for Palm Sunday

Jesus’ Beatitudes & the Virtue of Humility

  Of all the virtues Christ commended in the Beatitudes, it is significant that the first is humility, being 'poor in spirit' (Matthew 5:3). The virtue of humility¬†(the blessed gift of self-forgetfulness) underlies all the others: You cannot mourn (5:4) without appreciating how insufficient you are to handle life in your own strength. That is … Continue reading Jesus’ Beatitudes & the Virtue of Humility