Are We Herodians or a Christians? At the time of Jesus’ birth, the Herodians were the loyal followers of King Herod, the king of the Jewish people. History tells us he was somewhat less than noble, having killed two of his own sons to protect his power and slaughtering innocent children in a vain attempt
Christmas season is a joyous time to celebrate the many gifts God has given each of us. The greatest gift of all time is His only begotten Son, Jesus Christ, the Savior of the world. As is often repeated, Jesus is the reason for the season. From my family to you and yours, Merry Christmas!
I consider that the sufferings of this present time are as nothing compared with the glory to be revealed for us. (Romans 8:18) A few years back, in a short moment of consolation, God, Our Father, impressed upon my soul they joy of eternity. I hope you will enjoy this short poem. “Always, Forever The
Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven. (Matthew 7:21) Very few days go by when a conversation with a good Christian may presents itself with a relativistic view of morality. Perhaps, a portion of the
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
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.
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
The Catechism of the Catholic Church specifically defines the magisterium. I personally love the ease for which it explains the truth of magisterial teaching. The excepts below come directly from the Catechism. We should be thankful for all eternity to St. John Paul II for commissioning this great masterpiece. 85 “The task of giving an
True Friendship Pleasant speech multiplies friends, and gracious lips, friendly greetings. Let those who are friendly to you be many, but one in a thousand your confidant. When you gain friends, gain them through testing, and do not be quick to trust them. For there are friends when it suits them, but they will not