Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved

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Mk 16:15-20

Gospel for the memorial of St. Willibrordo of Utrecht

And he said to them, ‘Go out to the whole world; proclaim the gospel to all creation. Whoever believes and is baptised will be saved; whoever does not believe will be condemned. These are the signs that will be associated with believers: in my name they will cast out devils; they will have the gift of tongues; they will pick up snakes in their hands and be unharmed should they drink deadly poison; they will lay their hands on the sick, who will recover.’ Read More


144th Meditation

“Earthly joys are fleeting. They do not last if they are not connected with me” (Inner Word).

When earthly joys are sought for their own sake, how quickly even those that are legitimate from the perspective of Christian morality pass away. They are fleeting moments, and though sometimes intoxicating and exciting, they do not last, but leave the soul empty after a while. If they are sought again and again, the same story is repeated and the deepest dimension of the human soul remains unsatisfied and without inner peace.

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