Monthly Archives: January 2018

How To Be Holy – Chapters 1 to 6 by Peter Kreeft 4

Deacon Ralph – I appreciate the lighthearted and often humorous approach Kreeft has on this topic. Not that one’s eternal salvation is anything to take lightly, but this is an exciting journey, one that leads to eternal bliss and happiness. So, it seems appropriate that we should view the process (life), not as a chore or something we have to struggle through, but a precious gift to be relished, embraced and enjoyed. Kreeft quotes Léon Bloy, who says, ““Life, in the end, has only one tragedy: not to have been a saint.” Amen! For many …Follow this path →

Symbolon Session 1 - The Journey of Faith 5

This session was presented January 9, 2018. So that we might continue the discussion, please feel free to comment on anything reviewed that evening or on the questions from the workbook, listed below. Workbook Questions Why do you think two of Jesus’ disciples didn’t recognize Him on the road to Emmaus? Why would this study we are beginning be foolish if Jesus had not risen from the dead? Can you describe an experience like these two disciples where your heart was on fire for God? Can you think of some examples of how Gnosticism exists …Follow this path →

How To Be Holy by Peter Kreeft - Reading dates - January 14, 2018 through February 11, 2018

Thanks to all who voted on our next choices for our online book club! The voting was close, but we have 3 clear choices – Mission of the Messiah, How To Be Holy and Peter. Our plan is to read these three books over the next few months. The first book on our reading list is How To Be Holy by Peter Kreeft. You can download the book through your subscription. If you have not subscribed to, you can do so HERE. Since the Mission of the Messiah ties in wonderfully with Lent …Follow this path →