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
"The greatest among you must be your servant. Whoever exalts himself will be humbled; but whoever humbles himself will be exalted." (Matthew 23:11-12) Pray Lord, King of Kings, Creator of all, Dash my pride on the rocks of life. Humble shall I walk into Your place of rest. Lord, help me change the world by
At The Foot of The Cross As we enter the season of Lent, the world around us is embroiled in a great spiritual battle. Lines are drawn, salvation is at hand and souls are at risk. Lent, a time of penance and repentance, is spent at the foot of the cross. The centurion and the
“Who am I to judge?” The words of Pope Francis have been often repeated, used wisely and misused since he posed the question in July of 2013. Most often, those using the quotation leave out the preceding portion of the statement, “seeks God and has good will.” The two phrases of the statement are inseparable.
This verse has been impressed on my heart as of late. Repeated over and over in the quiet of the cell of my soul. At its inner recesses I can hear Him calling. Quietly calling. He calls all of humanity. Be sober and vigilant. Your opponent the devil is prowling around like a roaring lion