Tips for fighting temptation

Posted September 30, 2018 3:09 am by Fr. Nick Meisl

Tips for fighting temptation

26th Sunday of Ordinary Time, year B | Mk 9:38-48Some years ago, I was visiting a Church with my nephew, who was about four at the time. When he looked at the crucifix behind the altar, he became quite troubled. He started asking questions like “why is that man nailed to the wood?” and “why is he bleeding?” His response made me realize that it is a troubling and surprising thing to have a crucified man displayed so prominently in our Churches. I had seen the image so often, however, that I lost sight of this fact. We run into

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