Category Archives: Catholic Teaching

For Lent – An Examination of Conscience Based On The Ten Commandments

Lent is a time for serious reflection, sacrifice, discipline, penance and renewal. One of the things that helps us with all of those things is the Sacrament of Reconciliation (confession). Some of us don’t take advantage of this Sacrament very … Continue reading

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Reflection On The Notre Dame Fire From Fr. Joseph Gill

From Fr. Joseph Gill: Today, I can do no better than cite three reflections I found on Facebook regarding the tragic Notre Dame fire: First, what survived from the fire? The cross, the altar, the Crown of Thorns. Consider this … Continue reading

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Pride…

Pride is nothing to be proud of…

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When Judas Betrayed Jesus…

One of the things that has been going through my head this morning is how Judas betrayed Jesus and some of the things that did NOT come from that act of betrayal. But first, what was that betrayal? It was … Continue reading

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The Church Is Christ

I have friends and family members who have either 1) never been Catholic or 2) left the Church for something “better”. I imagine that you do, too. Many of them have left organized religion altogether because they want to go … Continue reading

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That They All May Be One…

The word “devil” is derived from a Greek word meaning “divider”or, more specifically, “the who who divides”.  The devil is rather one who, spiritually speaking, does everything in his power to separate us (dia-bolos in Greek meaning ‘the who who divides’) … Continue reading

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Daily Quote – St. Frances De Sales On How To Live Your Life

How would we live our lives if we knew that our next actions would be taken directly toward God; our next words would be spoken directly into His ear; our next thoughts would scream out loudly at His Spirit? Here’s … Continue reading

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Daily Quote – St. Augustine On Belief In The Gospel Or Belief In Yourself

Many people embrace the convenient lessons of the Gospel – the parts that are in line with their own lifestyles or desires – and reject the inconvenient parts – the ones which contradict the way they want to live their … Continue reading

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Daily Quote – Fulton Sheen On Indifference To God

Many of us live as if God doesn’t exist or we keep Him locked away in a closet, opening the door only when we need something from Him. We shut Him out of our thoughts. We exclude Him from our … Continue reading

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Daily Quote – St. Teresa of Calcutta On Lent

Most of us think of Lent as a time to “give something up”, to do without, to sacrifice. Let’s remember that when we give something up, it is replaced with something else. Life isn’t lived in a vacuum… Let’s make … Continue reading

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Daily Quote – Sheen On Tolerance

We hear a lot about tolerance today. Mostly from people who don’t understand how to apply it, at least, in the Christian sense. Sadly, there is too much “I love you if you agree with me. If you don’t agree … Continue reading

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Can You Be Catholic And Pro Choice?

This should be a required homily in EVERY Catholic church.

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PPH Abortion – Selling Dead Baby parts = Pure Evil

There are only seven countries in the world which allow late term (after twenty weeks) abortions… Canada, China, Netherlands, North Korea, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam. Senator James Lankford talks about the horrors of abortion and the numbness of … Continue reading

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Bishop Fulton Sheen on Temptation

“You cannot drive out a compulsion. You have to crowd it out…”

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