As I write to you this July, the events of the last five months seem to loom over all we do.
All disciples share one thing in common: Life before following Jesus Christ, and life after committing one’s self to the Lord.
As I write to you in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, I am struck by my original topic for this month’s column: the importance of the sacraments to our growth as disciples of Christ.
Easter celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Last month, I wrote that discipleship will be a recurring theme the Inland Catholic columns during this year.
This year, on the first Monday of Ordinary Time, we hear the passage from the Gospel of Mark in which Jesus calls Andrew, Simon, James, and John to follow Him.
The Advent and Christmas seasons are a time of traditions: familial, cultural, those in the Church.
In November, the Church commemorates the faithful departed, our beloved brothers and sisters who have died in the hope of the Resurrection.
In the month of october, we traditionally honor Mary, and no devotion is as popular as the rosary.