PODCAST | Part Three: Feed My Sheep

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Is Christian life growing in and around you?

Concluding our Easter Mini-Series: In this podcast, Fr. Peter Armenio shares a meditation on the relationship between contrition and our effectiveness as an evangelizer, in which both are dependent upon the other. Fr. Peter explains that contrition of our sinfulness propels us in a positive direction for we are admitting to the Lord we cannot go forward on our own but instead need his grace and love. By drawing closer to Christ through repentance and contrition, we are filled with the Holy Spirit and, like Peter, we are called to feed the sheep in the flock of Christ through giving witness in word and deed.

St. Josemaria explains: “Whenever sanctity is genuine, it overflows from its vessel to fill other hearts, other souls, with its superabundance. We, the children of God, sanctify ourselves by sanctifying others. Is Christian life growing around you? Consider this everyday” (The Forge, no. 856).

During the Easter season, we are pleased to share a special podcast series on St. Peter and the Resurrected Christ. The series will reflect on the repentance and radical love of St. Peter from his denial of Christ to his running to the empty tomb, and to his encounter with the glorious Jesus on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. It is a call for us this Easter to also run to Our Lord in all things, especially in our life of prayer and piety.

Recommended book to accompany the series: Simon Peter by Georges Chevrot

Did you miss an earlier podcast in the series? Tune in online:




Rev. Peter Armenio Rev. Peter Armenio

Rev. Peter V. Armenio was ordained a priest of the Prelature of Opus Dei in 1980. He is the author of several books published by Midwest Theological Forum, including Highlights of the Catholic Faith. He also served as President of the St. Josemaria Institute from 2006 to 2012. He has been working in campus ministry for the past 30 years and also preaches recollections and gives spiritual direction in Chicago.

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