Category Archives: Some thoughts

An Apostle’s Mission

Gospel – Mark 6: 7-13 Jesus summoned the Twelve and began to send them out two by two and gave them authority over unclean spirits. He instructed them to take nothing for the journey but a walking stick— no food, … Continue reading

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The Unraveling of Our Moral Fiber

  As members of a society that share common bonds, one could argue that as citizens of a particular country, we wrap ourselves in a common cloth… we share a common thread… A thread that has begun to unravel… And … Continue reading

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Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

The birth of Saint John the Baptist is a special day in the Holy Mother Church. Because it is a Solemnity, and because it falls on a Sunday this year, it takes precedence over the celebration of the 12th Sunday … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

Gospel of Matthew 5:20-26 Jesus said to his disciples: “I tell you, unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter into the Kingdom of heaven.“You have heard that it was said to your ancestors, … Continue reading

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Holy Ghost Power

Drive down any country dirt road here in the south and you’re bound to see a small wooden sign hanging from a tree, with the words “HOLY GHOST POWER,” hand painted on it. Or the other favorite, “REPENT- THE END … Continue reading

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The Cross or the Crucifix

It might seem like a ridiculous question, almost as ridiculous as  the ever popular ‘Are you Catholic or Christian?‘ question, which many of the Protestant groups like to toss  around every so often, almost as if they are trying to … Continue reading

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Blessed Stefan Grelewski/ Blessed Casimir Grelewski – Brother Priests of Poland

The 1930’s into the 1940’s were tough years. There was unrest in many areas of the world, particularly in Europe. The evil of Nazism was spreading out of Germany… spewing its poison to the surrounding countries… borders were being threatened … Continue reading

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