Category Archives: Catechesis

When You Are Empty Of Christ

If you take a bottle and pour the contents down the sink, is it empty? No. That’s because the the liquid that was discarded has been replaced by atmosphere.  likewise, if you take an “empty” bottle and half fill it … Continue reading

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The Visitation Reveals the Mother of God – Tim Staples

Mary, the Mother of God. Where do we get that? “How could Mary be God’s mother?”, we often hear. “Mary is only the Mother of Jesus the human!”? Our mothers are not the mothers of our nature, they are the … Continue reading

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Image And Likeness…

We are made in the image and likeness of God. In His image, we are spiritual. In His likeness, we are able to create, in cooperation with God, new life – we are “like” Him. The devil cannot create life. … Continue reading

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The First ‘Hello and Welcome’ podcast from Kristine Franklin

This is the first episode of Kristine Franklin’s new podcast – Hello And Welcome. This is a great conversion story!  Click on the photo to listen… 

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St. Faustina’s Visions of the Afterlife

The Two Roads The vision of St. Faustina The Road To Hell The road to Hell is wide and full of all kinds of fun stuff. Those who are on it go along in life living on their own terms, … Continue reading

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Catholic Mass Explained

Here’s a nice high level explanation of what’s going on during the Mass, why we do what we do and what the actions mean and the parts of the Mass… Father Jamie Utronkie, CC explains the different aspects of the … Continue reading

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He Is Risen!

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Praying Through Holy Week

Find out how the Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist from Duluth pray during Holy Week, and maybe discover something you can use in your prayer life as we walk with Jesus from his entry into Jerusalem, to Calvary and the … Continue reading

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Welcome To Holy Week…

“Clean hands and a pure heart: If we walk with Jesus, we ascend and find the purification that truly brings us to that height to which man is destined–friendship with God Himself.” – Pope Benedict XVI The day by day … Continue reading

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My Three Reasons To Be Catholic

  When someone asks me why I am Catholic, I tell them, “I am Catholic for three reasons… 1 – Eucharist 2 – Eucharist 3 – Eucharist And for extra measure… “Everything else revolves around that…” If a Catholic understands … Continue reading

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Solemn Promises…

Promises, solemn or otherwise, are meant to be kept. A Solemn promise is the same as a vow. A vow is what you took at your wedding. You promised to remain faithful to your spouse until death do you part. … Continue reading

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Prayer From Cardinal Newman

“God has created me to do Him some definite service. He has committed some work to me which He has not committed to another. I have my mission. I may never know it in this life, but I shall be … Continue reading

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Offer It Up…

Books upon books have been written about the problem of suffering. Fr. Mike isn’t about to reinvent the wheel in this video, but the wisdom he shares in it ​echoes​ that of the saints. What did the saints and martyrs … Continue reading

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Lead Me Home – My Song For Lent

I wrote and recorded this about 13 years ago. I was inspired by two friends of mine. Each of them had spent decades addicted to drugs, alcohol and and all that goes with that addiction. One lived on the streets … Continue reading

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