Category Archives: Thoughts

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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A Prayer In Honor Of Mary’s Birthday

Dear Blessed Mother, You are amazing – pure and immaculate from the time of your conception on into eternity. You love me more than my own earthly mother – not an easy task, but true just the same. You are … 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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The Road To Hell

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

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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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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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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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