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
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.
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
The prize behind the prettiest curtain isn’t always what you are looking for… Glamour and glitz may look good on the outside, but you probably don’t have to look too deeply before it starts to get ugly… Fast living eventually … Continue reading
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 No. That’s because the the liquid that was discarded has been replaced by atmosphere.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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Why is there a Hell? Why does God send people there? How do we know that He doesn’t send people there? Free will.
You’re at Mass, and the Lord’s Prayer is coming up. You fold your hands in the “prayer” position. Everybody else follows the actions of the presiding priest and holds their arms and hands extended and open (the Orans posture). You … Continue reading