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Meditation on marriage, a covenant of love

With marriage under attack in many ways, in this meditation we consider:

  • God’s plan for marriage
  • The importance of marriage and the family for society
  • Eros and agape, the two principal forms of love
  • The call to holiness in marriage
  • Ways of growing in love

Christmas meditation on “Lessons from the manger”

The birth of Christ in the stable of Bethlehem has much to teach us. In this meditation we consider seven lessons Christ teaches us from the manger:

  1. Love
  2. Spiritual childhood
  3. Contemplation
  4. Humility
  5. Detachment from comforts
  6. Zeal for souls
  7. Peace and joy