An Easter Egg Hunt for the Fruits of Lent

Brianna CampbellSpiritual Reflections

Christ is risen, Hallelujah! The forty days are over and we can finally rejoice! The Lord is so good, and in his goodness he desires to draw us nearer to him throughout the season of Lent. While we may have felt inconvenienced and slighted by the “sacrifices” that we decided to take on, we need to realize that God is calling on us to recognize that the things of this world are nothing compared to him, his awesome love, and the kingdom that he has waiting for us.

Experiencing the Easter Miracle as the Disciples Did

Stephanie EngelmanSpiritual Reflections

Tekton Ministries is pleased to provide this reflection from guest blogger and recent Tekton pilgrim, Megan Miranda. “Then the other disciple, who reached the tomb first, also went in, and he saw and believed; for as yet, they did not know the scripture, that he must rise from the dead. Then the disciples went back … Read More

Rejoicing in the Church Where Jesus Wept

Stephanie EngelmanHoly Land, Spiritual Reflections

As he drew near, he saw the city and wept over it, saying, “If this day you only knew what makes for peace—but now it is hidden from your eyes. For the days are coming upon you when your enemies will raise a palisade against you; they will encircle you and hem you in on all sides. They … Read More

The Rosary: Prayer of Power and Consequence

Stephanie EngelmanItaly, Spiritual Reflections

The Rosary has a long and rich history. While it’s origins are often disputed, one thing those who pray the Rosary can agree with is this: it is a prayer of great power and consequence. From turning the winds to bring about victory in battle, to turning a satanist into a saint, this prayer of … Read More

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Purgatory?

Stephanie EngelmanSpiritual Reflections

Purgatory is a teaching of the Catholic Church that is often maligned and misunderstood. However, this teaching is supported by scripture (see 2 Mac 12:45,1 Cor 3:12-15, and 2 Timothy 1:18 to name a few) and was supported by the Church fathers, including St. Augustine, St. Ambrose, and St. Jerome. So the question remains: How … Read More