Jesus enjoins us to pray for our enemies and forgive one another from the heart; He tells us to forgive seventy times seven times (Mt. 18: 21-22) and to ask the Father to “forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us” (Mt. 6:12).
Was Christ subject to any physical laws after the resurrection? In the video below, Father Robert Spitzer explains the transcendent body of the resurrected Christ.
Last week witnessed an unprecedented, worldwide and—perhaps unwilling—participation in the suffering of Good Friday. Now it is time to let the blinding light of the Resurrection penetrate the darkness of these days!
There is a story told of a little boy who comes running to his mother exclaiming joyfully, “Momma, look what I found for you!” He is clutching a beautiful rose in his little fist, and the mother sees instantly that his hand and wrists are scratched and bleeding. No thorns were going to stop him from obtaining this treasure for his mother!
In the video below, a Fr. Spitzer's Universe viewer writes the following email:
The good folks here at Magis Center were gracious enough to suggest that I become a more regular contributor, so I’m looking forward to exploring some exciting topics in the coming months. And, in the spirit of a preliminary entry, I’d like to address the following, because I hope it will set a positive tone in the discussion going forward.
What does the Catholic Church have to satisfy our longings?
In a 1956 broadcast of the show, “Life is Worth Living,” Venerable Fulton Sheen spoke about the true meaning of Christmas. To this day the episode is still viewed during the Advent and Christmas seasons. Fulton Sheen’s riveting words combined with his deep insight provide the perfect education into the real significance of Christmas.
“When the year dies in preparation for the birth of other seasons, not the same, on the same earth, then saving and calamity go together make The Advent gospel, telling how the heart will break. Therefore, it was in Advent that the Quest began.” -C.S. Lewis