REFLECTIONS WITH FR. LEO CLIFFORD - Season 5
Father Leo Clifford reflects on a variety of aspects of the Catholic Church.Rent $2.99Buy $14.99
A NAME, NOT A NUMBER
Fr. Leo Clifford discusses that God has given each of us a name before we were born and when we die. God doesn't care about numbers, only people.
Father Leo Clifford uses the Parable of the Father with the two sons being asked to work in the vineyard to explain the Will of the Father.
ON TALKING TO OURSELVES
Father Leo Clifford reflects on people who talk to themselves and what we say and our resulting actions that is important to monitor.
ONE DAY AT A TIME
Psalm 118 is quoted, "This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it." Father Leo Clifford's talk is about why life interferes with enjoyment and what we can and should do about it.
HOW WE HANDLE OUR FAILURES
Fr. Leo Clifford explains that we each have a sense of moral failure. St. Augustine is quoted with the beloved verse of, "You have made us for Yourself, Oh Lord and our hearts are ever restless, Lord, until they rest in Thee."
Fr. Leo Clifford explains how we need to be reminded again and again of what Jesus has done for you and me.
THE IMPORTANCE OF ONE PERSON
Based on the Miracle of the Loaves and the Fishes, Father Leo Clifford explains how one person can truly impact many. We each have our own mission and each person is unique. If we do not accomplish our mission, it goes undone.
Father Leo Clifford reflects on 1 Corinthians and the three things - faith, hope and love. Love being the greatest of these.
THE LORD'S PRAYER
Fr. Leo Clifford on the Lord's Prayer, which is said in Jesus' Name. He promised us that if we ask the Father anything in His Name, the Father would answer it, if it was good for us.
The most appealing words Jesus ever spoke were "Come to Me all you who labor and are heavily burdened and I will find rest for your souls." Fr. Leo Clifford mentions that Christ offers us so much and we need to learn to listen to Him and accept His love.
ARE WE CONSISTENT?
Discussing the story of the rich man and the dishonest overseer, Father Leo Clifford develops the theme that we need to treat others as we ourselves wish to be treated. If we request mercy and forgiveness, we should give the same to others.