REFLECTIONS WITH FR. LEO CLIFFORD - Season 4
Father Leo Clifford reflects on a variety of aspects of the Catholic Church.Rent $2.99Buy $14.99
Our Lord said in the Gospel, "I have come that you may have life and have it more abundantly." A stepping-off point for Father to explain radiant living from Christ's point of view.
Father Leo Clifford says that many do not allow the Word of God to penetrate their minds because they put off dealing with God and religion until they are old and "have time." We should listen now, absorb it, live it and be ready for a happy death.
HEART OF GOD
Fr. Leo Clifford explains that the Lord sees individuals, not groups, when He looks at us. He is very deeply in love with each person, caring unbelievably about each of us. He cared so much that Jesus became man to redeem us.
OUR LINGERING SINS
Father Leo Clifford discusses the theme of harboring grudges, resentments, gossip and other nasty habits that are disastrous to us personally and to all the others involved.
The struggle to overcome our sinful nature every day is rooted in how much or how little we allow Christ into our lives. Fr. Leo Clifford explains that if we allow Him to enter into ourselves, the better the solutions for our lives.
Fr. Leo Clifford tells of how St. Francis of Assissi came to be the richest man in the world, even in his abject poverty. He had security, the stability, the serenity, the peace that is immutable as God Himself.
Father Leo Clifford is quoting Fr. Karl Rahner by stating that "most people die with symphonies unfinished." If we do not accomplish the mission entrusted to us by God, we leave unfinished the symphony of our life, never to be heard by anyone.
SERMON ON THE MOUNT
Father Leo Clifford explains how to face the world through the few words spoken by Jesus on the Sermon on the Mount. These reflections can literally change our lives and those we meet.
Father Leo Clifford reflects on some of the writings of Fr. Frederick William Faber of England concerning the Blessed Sacrament and some of the devotions we have - 40 Hours, Perpetual Adoration, visits.
WHO WE ARE
Father Leo Clifford develops this talk around our names and what we do to identify ourselves to others. He shows various ways St. John the Evangelist is known and goes on to say that we are the masters of our own fate in how we are known to the world.
BANQUET OF GOD
In Matthew's Gospel, Jesus talks about the Kingdom of God being a banquet prepared by the king with all invited. When it was time to dine, many refused for various reasons. All of this was important to the Jews of that time and also to our generation.
HOW TO HANDLE WORRY
Father Leo Clifford has four reasons to allow God to take the worry and just be the best possible person we can be within the boundaries of the Commandments.