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I Have a Dream: Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. April 4, 2008 FRIDAY OF THE SECOND WEEK OF EASTERFeast of St. Isidore, bishop and doctor I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal… These words are burned into my soul as […]
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He is Risen March 23, 2008 SOLEMNITY OF THE RESURRECTION OF THE LORD He is Risen. Alleluia! Our Lord and Savior who went to the Cross for our sins Rose from the Dead to conquer death and sin. He is Risen! We are no more slaves to death and Satan. We are freed to Eternal Life. This day is also a […]
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Amazing Grace March 16, 2008 PALM SUNDAY OF THE LORD’S PASSION I can never listen to this song without weeping. I can barely type this. We begin Holy Week in celebration of the great amazing grace granted to us by the voluntary sacrifice of our Lord Jesus on the Cross and His resurrection that allows us to defeat death and […]
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Back after Three Years March 11, 2008 TUESDAY OF THE FIFTH WEEK OF LENT It has been about three years and one month since my last post. Much has happened. My health has deteriorated. I was in the hospital in 2005 and twice in 2007. My mother miraculously woke up from a vegetative state in which the doctors said there was no […]
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On Fasting February 12, 2005 The great saint John Chrysostom offers wonderful insights into the value of fasting. Since we are now in Lent I thought it would be great to read the Saint’s homily, On Fasting: Fasting is a medicine. But medicine, as beneficial as it is, becomes useless because of the inexperience of the user. He has to […]
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How the Christian Should Behave February 8, 2005 How the Christian Should Behave by St. Basil the Great is a great statement that all Christians should read and take to heart. Listen to St. Basil… Many things are set forth by Scripture as binding upon all who are anxious to please God. But, for the present, I have only deemed it necessary to […]
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CHRISTIANS ORGANIZE TO RECLAIM CHRISTMAS December 22, 2004 WEDNESDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK OF ADVENT Feast if St. Peter Canisius (1597), Priest & Doctor of the Church My Beloved: There is so much negative news of persecution of Christians around the world and even in countries like the United States that tout freedom of religious expression. Christmas has been under particular attack. Today, […]
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DAH ALERT: HOLD THE PRESSES November 27, 2004 VIGIL OF THE FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT Feast of the Miraculous Medal of the Blessed Virgin Mary (1830) Feast of St. Maximinus (4th Century), Bishop ANNOUNCEMENT: His Holiness Pope NBC-TV has announced today that the family being together during the dinner hour increases self-esteem of children, helps to reduce the risk of typical problems among […]
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Mad Liberal Disease Erupts November 4, 2004 THURSDAY OF THE THIRTY-FIRST WEEK OF ORDINARY TIME Feast of St. Charles Borromeo (1584), Bishop, Patron of Seminarians Dear Beloved: We have truly won a victory over evil in this week’s U.S. Election. President Bush has won a second term and the 27 year reign of the arch-liberal Tom Daschle (who’s hometown is just 40 […]
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How to Be Unhappy November 2, 2004 TUESDAY OF THE THIRTY-FIRST WEEK OF ORDINARY TIME All Souls Day Dear Beloved: Yesterday I randomly took a book off my bookshelf to browse. I found an old newspaper clipping tucked among the pages. It was the Protestant publication, Pulpit Helps, for December 1982. The clipping itself was a little article from the Abingdon Disciple, […]
Category: Uncategorized | No Comments » Tags: If one wishes to win the world for Christ, he must have the courage to come into conflict with it. —Blessed Titus Brandsma I would not believe the Gospel itself, if the authority of the Catholic Church did not move me to do so. —St. Augustine of Hippo The more we see failure in obedience, the stronger should be our suspicion of temptation. —St. Teresa of Avila Lord, those are your best servants who wish to shape their life on Your answers rather than to shape your answers on their wishes. —St. Augustine Recent Posts Duck Dynasty, the First Amendment, and the Anti-Christ It’s Merry Christmas, not Happy Holidays JFK: The President has Died Exposing the Myths of the IVF Industry Honor our Veterans
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