Joy is not the absence of suffering, but the presence of God The first wonder that the Holy Spirit works in the world is to preserve joy in our heart…

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And you who once were alienated and hostile in mind because of evil deeds he has now reconciled in his fleshly body through his death, to present you holy, without…

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Certainly the Christian vision leads to the expectation of "new heavens" and "a new earth” (Rev 21:1), but this increases, rather than lessens, our sense of responsibility for the world…

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St. Thomas Aquinas says hope in the resurrection of Jesus is beneficial in four ways: it takes away the sorrow which we feel for the departed, it takes away the…

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