“Both Mary and Joseph show us how their yes fosters a state of obedience in their souls toward God that gives them freedom.” – Fr. Matthew McDonald
Fr. Matthew MacDonald
“May our hearts become the new manger by which he can abide in and rest in us so that the great truth, promise, and prayer may be realized in us and the entire Church anew.” – Fr. Matthew MacDonald
“If the way of contemplation and discipleship that the Lord calls me to embrace becomes just about how I will serve on my terms, what I am owed, or retribution then I will follow an apparent angel of light who is a deceiver. Without such child-like vigilance, I easily can reecho the cry of Lucifer, I will not serve.” – Fr. Matthew MacDonald
The second in a series of meditations, both ever ancient and ever new, by Fr. Matthew MacDonald.
The first in a series of meditations, both ever ancient and ever new, by Fr. Matthew MacDonald.
In light of “The Chosen,” Fr. Matthew MacDonald looks at the questions: What is the Perpetual Virginity of the Blessed Virgin Mary and its place in the life of faith? What are the proper place and limits of artistic depictions of the life of Our Lord Jesus as depicted in the Gospel?