Fr. Ed Broom: Five Ways to Put on the Mind of Christ

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By Fr. Ed Broom, OMV, Catholic Exchange, April 28, 2020

Never have we lived in a world with so much information, and with that, such easy access to almost any information that we desire. Such information can be the most sublime and noble, but on the other hand, it can be the most dirty and degrading. On par with the plethora of information is the amount of confusion.

Given this reality, it is incumbent upon all of us, and especially parents in their role as educators of their children, to strive to provide a beneficial climate where our minds can grow in a wholesome manner. If you like, the ideal is Jesus after Mary and Joseph found Him in the Temple following a sorrowful search. “For His part, Jesus grew in wisdom, knowledge and grace before God and man.” (Lk. 2:52)

With the great gift that God has given to us, may we, like Jesus grow in wisdom, knowledge and grace before God and men. The mind that God has freely given to us, we must perceive as a real treasure, the pearl of infinite price. However, the devil, the flesh and the world are indeed fierce competitors always on the prowl in their attempt to tarnish, pollute and corrupt the mind that God has bestowed upon us.  ….

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