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O’ Advent

On December 17th the Church will begin praying what are called the “O” Antiphons.  The Church has been singing the “O” Antiphons since at least the eighth century. They are the antiphons that accompany the Magnificat canticle of Evening Prayer every year...

God’s Path to our Heart

This Sunday’s Gospel shared a quote from the prophet Isaiah:“A voice of one crying out in the desert: Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths. Every valley shall be filled and every mountain and hill shall be made low. The winding roads shall be made...

Jesus is Here…

It was a dark time for the Church.  The hierarchy had split and abandoned the truth.  Money was stolen and the most cowardly acts were committed by over 90% of the bishops, including even the pope himself.  God was mocked publicly and no one seemed to care.  It was...

Keep Your Eyes on Jesus

Remember that God does not allow suffering to come your way unless it is to help you advance in holiness.  Men go to the gym and put heavy weights in their hands and lift them.  It is hard.  They suffer.  Their arms get sore.  Why do they do this?  To make themselves...

When a Loved One Leaves the Church

It would be hard to find any adult Catholic who does not have a loved one who has left the Catholic Church.  It can be a very difficult thing to deal with.  Here are some important things to remember whenever this happens. God is infinitely more concerned and involved...

From Bishop Fulton Sheen…

Fundamentalism… “Fundamentalism assumes that the Bible is fundamental. Catholicism retorts…that the Bible is not a book but a collection of books, and hence the question more fundamental than Fundamentalism is: Who gathered the books together, and declared that...

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