Charity

Posted May 17, 2017 10:54 pm by Companions of the Cross

Charity

“…takes the form of concern, tenderness, compassion, openness, availability and interest in people’s problems.”— John Paul II, Redemptoris MissioThe Greatest Commandment & Purpose of Creation“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind… and the second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”  (Matt 22:37-39)- Love is the purpose of creation: “We are created to love and to be loved.” (Mother Teresa)What is authentic love?1) Love desires the greatest good for the beloved.- Counterfeit definitions of love: warm feelings, being nice, etc.- We evangelize because we love

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