What Are You Looking For?

Whether we realize it or not, that is a question that stirs in the heart of every one of us. The dilemma is that many people don’t know what they are looking for or how to bring meaning to their life.

Join Mary Jane Fox for steps to direct your search, which involve growing spiritually and in relationship to Jesus.

Message of Hope
When we draw near to Jesus, we too see once more the light which enables us to look to the future with confidence. We find anew the strength and the courage to set out on the way. – Pope Francis, Liturgy at St. Peter’s, 3-5-16

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Four Attitudes to Find God in Prayer

How may of us wonder if God knows who we are? Or does He hear my prayer?

During this episode of Living Catholicism, Deacon Tom & Mary Jane Fox will share 4 indispensable attitudes given to us by St. Anthony of Padua:

  • Open one’s heart confidently to God
  • Speak affectionately with him
  • Present him your needs
  • Praise him and thank him

Not only will this program answer the questions posed, but you will also discover how loved, valued, and necessary each of us is to God.

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Healing of the Family – Part One

What are the serious issues facing nuclear and extended families today?

Join Fr. Ed Hauf, OMI and Fr. John Francis Bentley, BBD as they talk about the wounds facing families in today’s society. As part of their discussion, they will look at how certain kinds of sin can pass down generationally and affect not just the physical parts but also the psychological and spiritual parts of our being.

Also learn about the programs available to heal family relationships, physical and mental illnesses, and addictions.

Message of Hope
Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.  – Pope St. John XXIII

 

2019 Catholic Men’s Conference – Preview

Are you ready for San Antonio’s fourteenth annual Catholic Men’s Conference?

Join Robert Rodriguez for a preview of CMC 2019. Themed Master, I want to see (cf. Mark 10: 51), this year’s spiritual bootcamp for the soul is going to feature some of the countries most dynamic speakers. Hear all about what they have planned.

Discover the importance of coming together as a band of brothers, as men sharpening men. Find out how CMC 2019 can help every man get to know the true Christ and follow him.

Message of Hope
St. Joseph was an ordinary sort of man on whom God relied to do great things. He did exactly what the Lord wanted him to do, in each and every event that went to make up his life. – St. Josemaria Escriva

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Living Your Baptism

When is the last time you thought about your Baptism? Are you living your Baptism?

Beyond the renewal of our baptismal vows during the Easter Vigil, there are lots of ways we can live out our baptismal promises each and every day.

Join Angela Sealana and Robert Rodriguez as they discuss baptism as the gateway to a life in the Spirit. The program will present practical ways to be reminded of and inspired by our baptism. We will also share some spiritual reflections related to our being sons and daughters of God.

Message of Hope
Baptism is not the work of man but of Christ, and this sacrament is so holy that it would not be defiled, even if the minister were a murderer.
– St. Isidore, Doctor of the Church

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Mary, the Most Powerful Woman

When you think about powerful women, who first comes to your mind?

In December 2015, National Geographic magazine called Mary, Mother of God, the most powerful woman in the world.

Join Deacon Tom and Mary Jane Fox as they discuss the impact Mary has had on the world since the beginning of Christianity.

During this program we will look at Mary’s role as Mediatrix and intercessor, how often she is mentioned in the Bible, and why Catholics revere her.

Message of Hope
Love our Lady. And she will obtain abundant grace to help you conquer in your daily struggle. – St. Josemaria Escriva

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The Real Meaning of Christmas

Join Fr. Ed Hauf, OMI and his guest lay evangelist Dan Duet, as they present some ideas on how to best prepare our hearts and spirits to celebrate the feast of Christmas. Their emphasis will be on focusing on ways to make this time more spiritually rewarding.

From all of us at Pilgrim Center of Hope, may you and your family have a blessed and merry Christmas.

Message of Hope
Celebrate the feast of Christmas every day, every moment in the interior temple of your spirit, remaining like a baby in the bosom of the Heavenly Father where you will be reborn each moment in the Divine Word, Jesus Christ. – St. Paul of the Cross

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The Meaning of Advent

Did you know that Advent signals the start of a new Liturgical Year?

Fr. Ed Hauf, OMI and his guest Dan Duet will talk about how to be more spiritually prepared for the celebration of the Lord’s birth. They will also discuss the origins and traditions of the Advent season, as well as provide suggestions on how to become more focused on our need for the Savior, our Lord Jesus Christ – not only during Advent, but throughout the year and throughout our lives.

Message of Hope
Always have hope , cling to God and leave all the rest to Him. He will not let you perish. Your soul is very dear to Him; He wishes to save it.                         – St. Margaret Mary Alacoque

Three Steps to A More Thankful Attitude

Is the build up to Thanksgiving and Christmas stressing you out? Do you find it difficult to maintain a spirit of gratitude during the holidays and throughout the year?

This week’s episode of Living Catholicism will focus on three simple ways to remind you of the many blessings, gifts, and good things you have received or experienced during the past year and throughout your lifetime. There is joy, spiritual enrichment, and health benefits that come from showing gratitude and saying “thank you” to God and those around you.

We will also discuss how to remember that “God was there,” even in the ‘not so good moments’ that we experience in life.

About St. Pope Paul VI

On October 14, Pope Paul VI was declared a saint by Pope Francis. Many remember Pope Paul VI for shepherding the Church through the Second Vatican Council and for his enlightening encyclicals, Evangelii Nuntiandi (On Evangelization in the Modern World) and Humanae Vitae (On Human Life).

This episode of Living Catholicism will delve deeper into the accomplishments of Paul VI, and will also introduce you to the man born Giovanni Montini. Plus, discover what you can learn from this newly canonized Saint.

Links to St. Pope Paul VI’s Official Documents:
Evangelii Nuntiandi (On Evangelization in the Modern World):
https://w2.vatican.va/content/paul-vi/en/apost_exhortations/documents/hf_p-vi_exh_19751208_evangelii-nuntiandi.html

Humanae Vitae (On Human Life):
https://w2.vatican.va/content/paul-vi/en/encyclicals/documents/hf_p-vi_enc_25071968_humanae-vitae.html