Category Archives: A Prodigious Love

A Prodigious Love: A Society of Love

"He has anointed me to proclaim glad tidings to the poor.  He has sent me to proclaim liberty to captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to let the oppressed go free." - Luke 4:18 Who are the poor and oppressed to whom Jesus proclaimed glad tidings? Perhaps simply distinguishing between those who have…
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A Prodigious Love: The Risk of Love

God took a risk when he created the world and populated it with people who have free will and the freedom to reject his love. God also took a risk when he sent his Son into the world, only to see the people he created angrily execute the source of their salvation. God again took…
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A Prodigious Love: Interpenetration

"We must learn to listen to him and learn to let him enter into us.  Sacramental Communion is precisely this interpenetration between two persons. - Pope Benedict XVI [sm_hr] Interpenetration. What does this very intimate kind of communion really mean? Perhaps we are more likely to think of God as an infinite and distant God…
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A Prodigious Love – A Beggar For Your Love

"Depart from me, Lord, for I am a sinful man" (Luke 5:8). After witnessing the miraculous catch of fish that nearly sank his boat, Simon Peter fearfully acknowledged his sinfulness in the presence of Jesus. Jesus quickly dismissed Peter's plea that he depart from him. Instead, he called Peter to be a "fisher of men".…
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