We have so much that demands our attention every day, how can we possibly love God with all our strength? Did Jesus really think we could do this? Father John Bartunek reflects on what this means in an excerpt from his book “Seeking First the Kingdom.
Fr. John Bartunek, LC
How much are we supposed to love God? What does it mean to love God with all our strength? Why can’t we always do this? Find out as Fr. John Bartunek explores the concept of loving God.
What is the Sacrament of Mercy and why is it so important? Where can I find a retreat on this? Make this discovery your own as you read the announcement of a new retreat guide, from Father John Bartunek.
Editor’s Note: In Part I, we examined the bearing our attitude might bring to bear on what keeps us from loving others the way Christ does. Today, we will look at what we can do about it. Here is the question we are examining: Dear Fr. Bartunek, thank you for this most relevant reflection. In
God Is Faithful: A Retreat Guide on Mary’s Assumption Into Heaven The newest Retreat Guide from RC Spirituality, God Is Faithful: A Retreat Guide on Mary’s Assumption into Heaven, is now available at www.RCSpirituality.org. The Blessed Virgin Mary led a life full of suffering. But she never let that suffering obscure her faith in God.
What Keeps Me from Loving Others as Christ Does? (Part I of II) Dear Fr. Bartunek, thank you for this most relevant reflection. In the last paragraph, the question, “What is keeping me from loving others with [Christ’s] kind of energy, constancy, and creativity?”, has been playing in my mind repeatedly for months. I have
What do books have to do with faith? (Part II of II) Editor’s Note: In part one, we looked at what literature is and the magnificent power of poetry. Today, we will examine drama and fiction, and talk about the positive effect that the fine arts can have on our spiritual development. Here is the
What do books have to do with faith? (Part I of II) Dear Father John, I notice there is a book club on this site. We don’t need stuff like that to have a relationship with God. What do books, or literature–other than the Bible, the Good Book–have to do with faith anyway? Please help.