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Mysterion

Mysterion

Being Human: Part Two

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Fr. Richard reminds us that we have the God-given potential to rise above those things that would subject us.

I would like to continue with you this evening on the series that I began last Friday on the three basic elements of what it means to be a real human being. For those of you who missed it last Friday, I began by talking about what I called Passion, which is a fundamental element of the human person. And Passion refers to specifically those things, those circumstances, whether they are historical to do with the time, whether they are to do with the environment, ie…

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Mysterion

Being Human: Part One

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As we follow Jesus to the cross, explains Fr. Richard, our challenge is to seek to become human again.

There are many ways to understand Lent, I suppose. One of them is that of the process of becoming human. The journey of Lent is the journey with the Lord to the Cross where He fulfilled and He perfected the human race. And as we follow Him to that Cross our challenge as well is to seek to become human again. The question is, what does it mean to be human? So, in the next few weeks what I’d like to do on Friday evening here is talk about three fundamental elements…

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Mysterion

The Ministry of Suffering

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Fr. Richard explains that chronic pain and illness are not a detour from real life, but rather the very path that leads to real life.

I was recently speaking to a colleague of mine who for the past several months has been suffering from a series of unexplained migraine headaches. At some point in the conversation, he exclaimed, “How can people live this way?” It’s a good question. How do we deal with the phenomenon of chronic suffering, both as sufferers and healthy loved ones who care for the afflicted?

Chronic illness and disability are a common reality. Millions…

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