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Blessed are the Peacemakers

Blessed are the Peacemakers

September 20, 2022

How do we radiate the peace that the world truly needs? From the Ten Commandments to the Sermon on the Mount, Friar Jude Winkler talks about what we can do to promote peace.

Planting Seeds of Love

Planting Seeds of Love

September 8, 2022

How do we create peace in the world? Friar Jude Winkler talks about Chapter 12 of St. Paul's Letter to the Romans and ways to plant seeds of compassion and love.

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

August 29, 2022

When Jesus said he came not to bring peace, but division, he was indicating that not everyone would embrace His message of love for one another. Even though it seems "No good deed goes unpunished," Fr. Jude Winkler encourages a sometimes heroic response to the Gospel.

Risk-taking is the Path to Peace

Risk-taking is the Path to Peace

March 8, 2022

It isn't enough just to talk about peace. True peace takes a risk, dying to self, and following God's will. Listen to Friar Jude Winkler as he talks about how peace sometimes requires confronting others with truth.

Fill Your Tank

Fill Your Tank

January 20, 2022

We fill our tanks with lots of things that aren't so good for us - and we aren't talking about junk food! Friar Jude Winkler reflects on Paul's Letter to the Philippians and gives us some ideas on how we can fill our tanks with good things and ultimately with Christ's Peace.

Redemption, Justification, Salvation

Redemption, Justification, Salvation

January 10, 2022

Have you ever met someone who is really 'at Peace?' What is their secret? Friar Jude Winkler suggests that surrendering to God's love might be a key. God always loves us and wants to heal us, and for us to live in His Peace.

Snow on the Mountain

Snow on the Mountain

January 3, 2022

Psalm 133 reminds us that community can be soothing and awesome. Friar Jude Winkler talks about 'How good and pleasant it is, when brothers dwell together as one!' (Note: Hermon is the majestic snow-capped mountain visible in the north of Palestine.)

Isaiah

Isaiah

December 2, 2021

Isaiah prophesied a perfect King in the day of the Lord - the Messiah, the Prince of Peace. Friar Jude Winkler reflects on Isaiah's prophecy, and the Peace so profound that 'the lion will lie down with the lamb.'

Respect

Respect

November 19, 2021

R-E-S-P-E-C-T Find out what it means to me - Join Friar Jude Winkler for this Brief Break for Peace and find out how a little respect can lead to peace. (The song Respect was written and released by Otis Redding in 1965; recorded by Aretha Franklin in 1967) I got to have (just a little bit) a little respect (just a little bit)...

Finding Integrity

Finding Integrity

October 28, 2021

Jacob's name means either 'the cheater' or 'the grasper.' Friar Jude Winkler tells that after struggling with the holy, either God or an angel, Jacob's encounter brings him to integrity, a new name, and peace.

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