Lenten Reflections 2nd Saturday of Lent: Grim News

Today the news is pretty grim and a strong reminder of the mortality of man. Some might even point to things like this as a sign of the end times. However Lent by it's very nature is a reminder of mortality. Ash Wednesday starts the reminder and Good Friday puts an exclamation point on it. … Continue reading Lenten Reflections 2nd Saturday of Lent: Grim News

Lenten Reflections 2nd Wednesday of Lent God vs Genies

Genie: Right here, direct from the lamp. Right here for your very much wish-fulfillment. Thank you. Aladidn 1992 If there is one misconception people have about prayer and how it's answered. Part of this is a bad reading of this passage from Matthew 7:7-11 "Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you … Continue reading Lenten Reflections 2nd Wednesday of Lent God vs Genies

On Being Catholic

It’s tough being a Catholic these days. Throughout the years, I have had an on-again, off-again relationship with the church. I blamed the church for the death of my mother when I was 13. She attended church almost every day, but her pastor abandoned her when she needed his help. As a journalist, I often … Continue reading On Being Catholic

Voices of CMN 2018 Fr Frank Pavone of Priests for Life

I spoke to Fr. Frank Pavone of Priests for Life at the 2018 Catholic Marketing Network Trade Show in Lancaster PA You can get his book Proclaiming the Message of Life: Weekly Reflections from the Lectionary here You can find Priest's for life site here I saved Fr. Pavone's interview for last because not only … Continue reading Voices of CMN 2018 Fr Frank Pavone of Priests for Life

Voices of CMN 2018 Mary Lou Rosen Author The Three Things Divorced Catholics Need to Know

I spoke to Author Mary Lou Rosen about her book: The Three Things Divorced Catholics Need to Know< at the 2018 Catholic Marketing Network Trade Show in Lancaster PA You can buy her book here Update: Code got corrupted but I wasn't home to spot its, It was part of a bigger blog problem that … Continue reading Voices of CMN 2018 Mary Lou Rosen Author The Three Things Divorced Catholics Need to Know

Voices of CMN 2018 Fr. Bill McCarthy Author: God Bless America

I speak to Fr. Bill McCarthy Author of God Bless America and his friend David Tittle Musicians for Life and the 2018 Catholic Marketing Network Trade Show in Lancaster PA You can get his book here. Aug 19th Voices of CMN 2018 Fr. Bill McCarthy Author: God Bless America Aug 18th Voices of CMN 2018 … Continue reading Voices of CMN 2018 Fr. Bill McCarthy Author: God Bless America

Voices of CMN 2018 Fr. Chris Alar Author: After Suicide

I speak to Fr. Chris Alar about his new book After Suicide at the 2018 Catholic Marketing Network event in Lancaster PA. His book is due for release later this year but you can find out more here. Aug 18th Voices of CMN 2018 Fr. Chris Alar Author: After Suicide Aug 17th Voices of CMN … Continue reading Voices of CMN 2018 Fr. Chris Alar Author: After Suicide

Voices at CMN 2018 Fr. Edward Looney Author A Heart Like Mary’s

I speak to Fr. Edward Looney Author of A Heart Like Mary's at the 2018 Catholic Marketing Network Tradeshow in Lancaster PA Fr. Looney spoke on the first day of the Catholic Marketing Network Trade show. You can buy his book here. Posts of Interviews from the 2018 Catholic Marketing Network Aug 5th Voices at … Continue reading Voices at CMN 2018 Fr. Edward Looney Author A Heart Like Mary’s

Why the Media/Hollywood Culture Prefers a Dead “Zombie Boy” to a Live Rick Genest

Son of man, speak thus to your countrymen: When I bring the sword against a country, and the people of this country select one of their number to be their watchman, and the watchman, seeing the sword coming against the country, blows the trumpet to warn the people, anyone hearing but not heeding the warning … Continue reading Why the Media/Hollywood Culture Prefers a Dead “Zombie Boy” to a Live Rick Genest

Lessons, Thoughts and Traps for Catholics in the Cardinal McCarrick case

I have a few things to say about the Cardinal McCarrick case that Catholics should take to heart Christ is still Christ, the Church is still the Church and the Doctrines are Still the Doctrines: Nothing McCarrick has done changes the truth of God, Christ, scripture of the Church. In the 2000 year history of … Continue reading Lessons, Thoughts and Traps for Catholics in the Cardinal McCarrick case

Quoting Some Solid Papal Advice on Day Two of Our Three Days of Fasting and Prayer

Monday Pope Francis gave a homily at daily masses whose main points should be taken to heart by every Christian in general and Catholic in particular: Beware, the Pope warned, of the devil’s seduction. “The devil is a seducer,” Francis reminded, saying, he “knows what words to tell us” and this is dangerous as “we … Continue reading Quoting Some Solid Papal Advice on Day Two of Our Three Days of Fasting and Prayer

Three days of Fasting and Prayer for Pope Francis and Ourselves May 8th to May 10th

I have said on more than one occasion that I think Pope Francis is a mixed bag.  He talks a lot about mercy and the reality of the Devil which is very good but tends to act like a local pastor ignoring that he is the head of the entire church which is very bad.  … Continue reading Three days of Fasting and Prayer for Pope Francis and Ourselves May 8th to May 10th

Will someone ANYONE tell Pope Francis he’s not a local Pastor Dealing with Crazy Uncles anymore?

Anyone who gives you a cup of water to drink because you belong to Christ, amen, I say to you, will surely not lose his reward. "Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe (in me) to sin, it would be better for him if a great millstone were put around his neck and … Continue reading Will someone ANYONE tell Pope Francis he’s not a local Pastor Dealing with Crazy Uncles anymore?

Voices of the Catholic Men’s Conference 2018 Brother Jorchem of St Benedict Abbey

I speak to Brother Jorchem of St. Benedict Abbey in Still River Massachusetts at the 2018 Catholic Men's Conference at Assumption College in Worcester MA. I should point out that the Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary and St. Benedict Abbey are two distinct groups both operating in the town of Still River Previously … Continue reading Voices of the Catholic Men’s Conference 2018 Brother Jorchem of St Benedict Abbey

What the Best Catholic Devotion to Pray? All of them

An argument arose among the disciples about which of them was the greatest. Jesus realized the intention of their hearts and took a child and placed it by his side and said to them, "Whoever receives this child in my name receives me, and whoever receives me receives the one who sent me. For the … Continue reading What the Best Catholic Devotion to Pray? All of them