Links to Faith

Weekly links to articles, documents and media about faith

The Spirit – Life-giving Source of New Love – Pope John Paul II Audience – May 22 1991

May 15 2022

“In the Christian's soul there is a new love by which he shares in God's own love: "The love of God," says St. Paul, "has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us" (Rom 5:5). This love is divine in nature, and so it is higher than the connatural abilities of the human soul. In theological terminology it is called charity.” From Pope John Paul II’s audiences on the Holy Spirit.

Expanding Circles of Love - Fr Richard Rohr - Center for Action and Contemplation website

May 8 2022

“The only way I know how to teach anyone to love God, and how I myself seek to love God, is to love what God loves, which is everything and everyone, including you and including me! “We love because God first loved us” (1 John 4:19).”

Lectio Divina - A Guide to Praying with Scripture - St Paul Center

May 1 2022

“It is especially necessary that listening to the word of God should become a life-giving encounter, in the ancient and ever valid tradition of lectio divina. . . . ”—Pope St. John Paul II

The Circle Dance of God - by Fr Richard Rohr - Center for Action and Contemplation website

April 24 2022

“The Trinitarian flow of God’s love is like the rise and fall of tides on a shore. In a Trinitarian Universe, reality can be pictured as an Infinite, Loving Outpouring that empowers and generates an Eternal, Loving Infolding.”

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