In this touching letter, a mother shares her experience of coming to terms with her eldest son’s homosexuality and how it has affected their Catholic family. Seeking guidance, she reaches out to Father L, who offers words of understanding and pastoral recommendations. This heartwarming exchange serves as a reminder of the importance of love, acceptance, and empathy towards those who identify as LGBTQ+.
Tag: Letter to Fr L
Letter to Fr L – The Lenten fast, drawing us closer to God
Many Catholics have developed a disdain for the practice of fasting during Lent, neglecting to understand the deep spiritual fruits it offers. Father L. explains with great clarity why mortifying the flesh is essential in earning for us a place in heaven.
Letter to Fr L – Wealth can also be a path to holiness
Neither greed nor total disregard are a spiritually healthy approach to riches. It is best to view money in a balanced manner, under God’s guidance.
Letter to Fr L – Mercy above all leads us to our own salvation
Mercy and charity are far greater attributes than others and must be nurtured to subdue innate human negativity and tendencies to be critical.
Letter to Fr L – The Church Triumphant, vital to our relationship with God
The saints are essential to our progress in becoming good Christians because they teach by example and intercession. Every Catholic needs to inculcate the habit of a personal friendship with the saints in heaven.
Letter to Fr L – Understanding God’s permissive will
One key question to understand is this: what should I pray for? This is key because God will not give us what we pray for, no matter how long and hard we pray for it, if it is not part of His glorious and perfect will.