Category Archives: My Own Stuff

Even More On Truth…

Truth is its own argument, its own proof. You can rail against it. You can vote against it. You can deny it. You can attempt to redefine it. You can accuse it of falsehood. You can stretch it. You can … 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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Why We Pray

Why do we need to pray? It’s true that God knows everything. It’s true that we cannot possibly add to His wisdom. It’s true that we cannot change his mind. God is perfect and perfection cannot change and stay perfect. … 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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Happy St. Valentine’s Day – And, By The Way, It’s Also Ash Wednesday

Lent is a time for atonement:    AT – ONE – MENT:  Time to work toward becoming ONE IN JESUS… A lot of us are conflicted by the fact that Ash Wednesday – a day of fasting and abstaining  – … Continue reading

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Prayerful Typology

The New Testament is hidden in the Old, and the Old Testament is revealed in the New. To try to understand Holy Scripture without understanding the Old Testament is a fool’s errand. The Hebrew Scriptures are necessary – if they … Continue reading

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Week Of Prayer For Christian Unity

This morning, as I was driving back from Planned Parenthood in the city 40 miles south of me, I was listening to “Go Ask Your Father” on Relevant Radio when the subject of the “Week Of Prayer For Christian Unity” … Continue reading

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Even The Darkest Soul

One of the ways that the devil can win is by convincing you that you are not salvageable. You have sinned too much for God to forgive you. You are evil. You have done too many horrible things to ever … Continue reading

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Scientism…

For those who don’t believe anything that science cannot prove: Science cannot prove that there is no God. Does this mean that you cannot be an atheist? I would think that the closest you can come to atheism is agnostic… … Continue reading

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The First Stone

A lesson that I think most of us need to be reminded of… Jn 8:3 – 11 Then the scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery and made her stand in the middle. They … Continue reading

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What Is An Atheist vs An Agnostic?

I was in a discussion about God the other day with a young person who considers himself and atheist. Early on in the discussion he stated that he didn’t know if God exists, but conceded that He might. At the … Continue reading

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Loving Mother, Faithful Wife – The Video

Many long years ago, my wife, Judy, and I were out to dinner. I had been writing songs for the parish youth group/Confirmation class for several years, and Judy came up with the idea of doing one NOT specifically for … Continue reading

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A Thought On The Mark Of The Beast – 666

We often hear tell of “The Mark Of The Beast” – the number 666 – being associated with the Pope and, by extension, the Catholic Church. This is used in an effort to show the ‘true satanic nature of the … Continue reading

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