Category: Liz Estler

In Praise of Gentleness

Has anyone asked for your mercy yet during this Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy? Are we getting in the way of mercy, in spite of our best intentions? Find out in this short excerpt from Saint Ambrose, Doctor of the Church.


Mercy Not Sacrifice

What does Christ want us to learn from the words, “I desire mercy not sacrifice”? Find out when Liz Estler reflects on how the right kind of mercy pleases the Lord more than sacrifice.


Passion Sunday

How should we enter into Holy Week now that Passion Sunday has arrived? Find out when Liz Estler reflects as we begin this solemn celebration of our Lord’s Paschal Mystery.


Chair of Peter Mercy Seat

What does the Feast of the Chair of Peter have to do with mercy? Find out when Liz Estler reflects on important Church celebration.


It’s the Year of Mercy, Not Compassion!

Are mercy and compassion the same thing? Is this really the year of mercy…or is it really the year of compassion? Find out the answers to these questions when Liz Estler reflects on the new Jubilee Year of Mercy which begins tomorrow, December 8, 2015, on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception.


Feast of the Archangels

Do you know where each of the archangels is mentioned in Sacred Scripture? Did you know that, besides the prayer to St. Michael, there are prayers for the other two archangels? Find out where the archangels are mentioned and what those prayers are on this Feast of the Archangels.


The Family as Domestic Church: How She Hands on Faith (Part III of IV)

What does it mean to be prophet and king in the secular world as part of the family as the domestic Church? Liz Estler continues her examination of the family as domestic Church in Part 3 of this four-part series by looking specifically at how parents function as prophets and kings within their domestic Church.

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