Forever the Joy!

In today’s Gospel, written by St. Luke, Jesus gives us another version of The Beatitudes. Raising his eyes toward his disciples Jesus said: “Blessed are you who are poor, for the Kingdom of God is yours. Blessed are you who are now hungry, for you will be satisfied. Blessed are you who are now weeping,

Continue reading

Hurricanes Harvey and Katrina

Today is the twelfth anniversary of hurricane Katrina.  In the aftermath of Katrina hundreds of thousands of lives were changed forever. Now we look to the people of Houston, Corpus Christi, Rockport and other towns in Texas whose lives are now changed forever. The effect without reliance on God and the helping hand of His

Continue reading

Love of God and the Joy Giving Our Will to Him

Finding the will of God in our life and then following that will is man’s ultimate test. The test by which we will be judged when we face Christ in judgement. Each of us searches for that will in our own way. The Catechism of the Catholic Church beautifully explains our search for God’s will.

Continue reading

Calumny

The Catholic Catechism is very clear on the sin of Calumny. I will put this hear for all to read. 2477 Respect for the reputation of persons forbids every attitude and word likely to cause them unjust injury. He becomes guilty: – of rash judgment who, even tacitly, assumes as true, without sufficient foundation, the

Continue reading

Take No Revenge

Take no revenge and cherish no grudge against your fellow countrymen. You shall love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD. (Leviticus 19:18) Today I opened up the My Daily Bread section of my iMissal app in search of a bible verse on which to meditate throughout the day. Out comes this verse from

Continue reading

Nicholas Gilroy Our Lady and The Guardian

Nicholas Gilroy Our Lady and The Guardian I recently had the pleasure of reading Nicholas Gilroy Our Lady and the Guardian by Fr. Stephen Gemme and Deacon George. The story tells the tail of a young seminarian’s first year in high school. During the year he encounters personal challenges like most young men in their

Continue reading