Category Archives: Thoughts

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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Hell Is For Real

Why is there a Hell? Why does God send people there? How do we know that He doesn’t send people there? Free will.

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What About The Orans Posture During The Our Father At Mass?

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

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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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Only The Heroic…

Now is not the time to falter… Hang in there…

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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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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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How Can We Recognize The Devil’s Tricks?

The devil could not persuade many people to follow him to Hell by coming right out and saying “yeah, that’s the wrong thing to do and if you do this, you’re going to suffer in Hell forever and ever and … Continue reading

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