joy

Joy seems to be the key to everything.  Joy in the Faith, joy in parenting which leads to the Faith, joy in the family which attracts others to the Faith – making the family truly missionary.  Joy, not happiness.  Joy with peace which faces every day, every situation, every trial in faith, saying, “Jesus, I trust in You.”

Joy is a gift and not something I fabricate within myself.  So joy must come from communion, a communion with Love.

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Lord, to whom shall we go?

I don’t know of a better way to begin this blog than by simply posting a homily on this past Sunday’s Gospel reading (John 6:60-69) by Bishop-Elect Robert Barron.  It’s a very good way to spend 15 minutes.

http://www.wordonfire.org/resources/homily/lord-to-whom-shall-we-go/4887/