Links to Faith

Weekly links to articles, documents and media about faith

Here's Why John Paul II Said "Do Not Be Afraid" - by Philip Kosloski - Aleteia website

August 7 2022

“Throughout his 26-year pontificate, one of St. John Paul II’s most used phrases was, “Do not be afraid” (also phrased “Be not afraid”). Was that planned? How did it come about?”

General Audience on Prayer - Pope Benedict XVI - May 16 2012

July 31 2022

“I would like to begin to speak about prayer in the Letters of St Paul, the Apostle to the Gentiles. First of all, I would like to note that it is by no accident that his Letters open and close with expressions of prayer: at the beginning thanksgiving and praise, and at the end the hope that the grace of God may guide the path of the community to whom the Letter is addressed.”

GetFed - Catholic Company website

July 24 2022

GetFed’s “goal is to share the Catholic Faith in bite-sized snippets, preserving the rich culture of the Catholic Church in the “collective memory” of believers. There’s something for everyone in these quick daily reads!” You can sign up for daily e-mails!

What Does God Want Me to Do – Father Mike Schmitz – youtube video

July 17 2022

“Father Mike Schmitz offers some clarity regarding God’s will in our lives. He directs us to the story of Israel’s desert wanderings in the Old Testament and the Annunciation to Mary in the Gospels, describing how even the tribes of Israel and Mary had to be content with the uncertainty of God’s will at times. Father Mike also teaches how we can discern God’s will even in the silence.”

Woman Typing