Category Archives: My Own Stuff

Praying To Dead People?

Earlier today, I saw this exchange on a Twitter feed: I say this in love: Nowhere in the Bible does it say to pray to dead saints or Mary. We are to pray to our Father in heaven in Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Be One…

It’s what Jesus wants… Jn 17:11 And now I will no longer be in the world, but they are in the world, while I am coming to you. Holy Father, keep them in your name that you have given me, … Continue reading

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All…

All Sacred Scripture, all history, all love, all truth, all existence points to, and can be summed up in, one word: Eucharist As Catholics, we really DO walk by faith and not by sight… BK

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Time To Leave The Church?

Lots of ugly things going on right now. Interestingly, some people have decided that they have had enough. They say they will never step inside a Catholic Church again. This makes no sense. Priests and bishops who commit atrocities condemn themselves, … Continue reading

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That They Be One…

Many, if not most, of us are separated from loved ones – parents, children, grandchildren, brothers and sisters, nieces, nephews, friends, aunts uncles, cousins, etc. – either by long distance or by death. Sometimes for a short while and sometimes for … Continue reading

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Through The Virgin Mary

God came to us through the Virgin Mary. It seems logical that we can go to Him the same way. Mother Mary, pray for us and bring  us to your Divine Son, as you brought Him to us. Amen.

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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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