Thursday, October 17, 2013

Holiness Is Not Of This World.

From Msgr. Charles Pope, Archdiocese of Washington, DC

True holiness brings an increasingly radical transformation that makes the recipient seem to be a foreigner in this world who speaks with a strange accent and has foreign ways. He does not fit into simple political distinctions, does not conform to worldly categories. True holiness ignites a fire in the recipient and fire changes everything it touches. In the end no one remains neutral to a truly holy person. Either they complain of the heat or draw warmth, but no one is neutral.

Holiness is a lot more than being nice.

Here’s a clip from a recent sermon where I speak on this topic:

Read entire article from Archdiocese of Washington, DC website here...

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