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TiberJudy

  • Do You Lent?
       It’s time for Lent which is that 40+ day period in which we prepare ourselves for Easter. These days many Christians other than Catholics observe Lenten practices, such as the imposition of ashes on Ash Wednesday. The practice of “giving som…
    - 2 days ago26 Feb 17, 11:16pm -
  • Invisible Tears
       She’s in front of you in the checkout line at the grocery store. She’s the treasurer of your son’s PTA. She teaches piano to your daughter. She and her family sit behind you at Mass. She’s your boss, your best friend, your sister, your m…
    - 9 days ago19 Feb 17, 10:10pm -
  • Sweet Silence
       You might think I’m a little crazy for saying this, but here goes: I can’t wait for Lent to get here. It’s late in coming this year because Easter is late as well. We already have daffodils blooming this week, but we won’t begin Lent unt…
    - 16 days ago12 Feb 17, 11:07pm -
  • Negative Spirits
       They’d saved for years to build their dream house and were finally moving in on a warm fall day. She was in love with their custom kitchen and he was looking forward to enjoying football season in his big “man cave” downstairs. As they set…
    - 23 days ago5 Feb 17, 11:47pm -
  • That Glass of Water 
       I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not the best at recycling. I do great with paper and glass and aluminum cans. But I occasionally forget my canvas bags at the grocery store and I’m usually pretty confused with all the different kinds of…
    - 30 days ago29 Jan 17, 10:15pm -
  • Christ Crucified
       High above the altar in our parish church is a near life-size Crucifix. Jesus Christ is portrayed in the full agony of His suffering on the Holy Cross. His bruised and beaten Body is dripping blood from all the wounds He endured. His face is con…
    - 44 days ago15 Jan 17, 10:58pm -
  • Cast Your Net
       At the end of the day, we should ask ourselves, “How did I draw others to Christ this day?” We can have all kinds of good intentions, but we know where good intentions can often lead. Folks don’t know our intentions, they only know our wor…
    - 51 days ago8 Jan 17, 11:07pm -

Catholicism F.E.L.T.

  • Following Through On Your Resolutions
    The first of January seemingly possesses the power to motivate us to dream again, formulate new goals, and take up new tasks. Our journey during the previous three hundred and sixty-five days probably had its share of pleasant, successful, dismal, an…
    - 46 days ago14 Jan 17, 12:00am -
  • Advent - Preparing and Waiting with Hope
    I can’t wait for Christmas. It is truly one of my favorite holiday seasons. I love listening to and singing traditional Christmas carols. In addition, I enjoy spending time with my family and exchanging gifts with them. However, I do not enjoy the…
    - 93 days ago28 Nov 16, 12:00am -
  • We Are Saints In the Making
    The Communion of Saints is an article of faith of the Catholic Church. The term expresses the communion in holy things shared among God’s holy people and the concept of unity and holiness among the baptized Christians in Christ. Saint Paul’s gree…
    - 31 Oct 16, 12:00am -
  • The Noble Confession
    “If God is for us, who can be against us?” (Romans 8:31) Though the enemy of God, the devil, hates us and desires our ruin, we ought to not be afraid, for “the Lord is my light and my salvation; whom should I fear?” (Psalm 27) Today, Christia…
    - 2 Oct 16, 12:00am -
  • Following Christ Amid Family Conflicts
    Countless are the number of friends and servant leaders that have disclosed to me their spiritual discouragement after a major conversion event. They have divulged stories about experiencing more adversities and tribulations after attending a powerfu…
    - 1 Sep 16, 12:00am -
  • Justice Cannot Be Without Mercy
    We cherish stories that speak to our realities and to the adversities that we encounter. In numerous ways, they help us perceive life better. For this reason, Jesus told countless timely parables during His day and many of these are well-known and lo…
    - 17 Aug 16, 12:00am -
  • Strength for the Present Spiritual War
    One of the most significant childhood lessons that my siblings and I learned was the duty to respect our elders. We learned the importance of remaining quiet and attentive when older people are addressing us, of speaking respectfully and honestly whe…
    - 2 Aug 16, 12:00am -

Peace in the World

  • The Gospel for Sunday, February 26th, 2017
    The Gospel for February 26th, 2017 Matthew 6: 24-34 Reflection: Seek First the Kingdom of God Have I mentioned before I am a worrier? Nearly every week I think. Even though mine tends toward a more generalized anxiety that can apply to any number of…
    - 2 days ago26 Feb 17, 11:56am -
  • The Gospel for Sunday, February 19th, 2017
    The Gospel of February 19th, 2017 Matthew 5: 38-48 Reflection:  Repay in Kindness, Not Kind Are all gospels created equally? I don’t know the answer to that, but I can tell you today’s gospel strikes me as hard as any that come to mind. Jesus ch…
    - 10 days ago18 Feb 17, 3:01pm -
  • The Gospel for Sunday, February 12th, 2017
    The Gospel for February 12th, 2017: “Teaching about the Law,” “Teaching about Anger,” “Teaching about Adultery,” “Teaching about Divorce,” and “Teaching about Oaths” Matthew 5: 17-37 Reflection: Today’s gospel is so challenging…
    - 17 days ago11 Feb 17, 1:47pm -
  • The Gospel for Sunday, February 5th, 2017
    The Gospel for February 5th, 2017: “The Similes of Salt and Light” Matthew 5: 13-16 Reflection: What It Means to Be Salt of the Earth Like the Beatitudes, “The Similes of Salt and Light” appeal to my poetic side. In particular, Jesus’ compa…
    - 24 days ago4 Feb 17, 11:53am -
  • The Gospel for Sunday 29th, 2017
    The Gospel for January 29th, 2017: “The Beatitudes” Matthew 5: 1-12a Reflection: There is Hope in Beauty Readers of the Sermon on the Mount can read the list of beatitudes as keys to happiness. In other words, be meek, righteous, merciful, clean…
    - 31 days ago28 Jan 17, 4:42pm -
  • The Gospel for Sunday, January 22nd, 2017
    The Gospel for January 22nd, 2017: “The Beginning of the Galilean Ministry” Matthew 4: 12-23 Reflection: Why is Repentance the Central Message? “From that time on, Jesus began to preach and say, ‘­­Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at ha…
    - 38 days ago21 Jan 17, 3:24pm -
  • The Gospel for Sunday, January 15th,
    The Gospel for January 15th, 2017: “John the Baptist’s Testimony to Jesus” John 1: 29-34 Reflection: The Prophetic Mission In today’s gospel John the Baptist is not baptizing. Instead he is testifying as Jesus comes toward him that this man i…
    - 45 days ago14 Jan 17, 2:50pm -

Les Femmes - The Truth

A Catholic Moment

  • newTuesday, 2/28/17 – The Gift of Self
    Like many of you, I sometimes get on a television binge watching kick. Netflix is “evil” in this regard, making it soooooo easy to kill a few hours (days?) catching up on some nostalgic show that you remembered watching when [...]The post Tuesda…
    - 24 hours ago27 Feb 17, 5:00pm -
  • Monday, 2/27/17 – He went away sad for he was a man of great wealth
    In today’s Gospel, Jesus gives us the recipe for salvation. And it seems so simple. Don’t kill. Don’t commit adultery. Don’t steal. Don’t lie. Honor you mom and dad. Love your neighbor like you love yourself. These seem to be pretty si…
    - 2 days ago26 Feb 17, 5:05pm -
  • Sunday, 2/26/17 – Let It Fly
    Wow! What a crazy last few weeks…  Work has been super-busy and I’m on the eve of a Christ Renews His Parish retreat, of which I’m the Lay Director for the presenting team. This is not my first time playing [...]The post Sunday, 2/26/17 – L…
    - 3 days ago25 Feb 17, 5:01pm -
  • Saturday, 2/25/17 – I’m an animal
    Long before vehicles came equipped with DVD players and every family possessed various mobile devices to keep children occupied on long drives, kids were forced to play a number of “car games” to pass the time. “I Spy” was always [...]The po…
    - 4 days ago24 Feb 17, 5:00pm -
  • Friday, 2/24/17 – Divorce and Marriage

    - 4 days ago24 Feb 17, 3:48pm -
  • Thursday 2/23/2017 “Salted with Fire.”
      At the end of today’s Gospel Jesus says, “You must be salted with fire.”  What might that mean?  Jesus is speaking to his disciples, his closest friends.  He has just come back to Capernaum, which he called home during [...]The post Thur…
    - 6 days ago22 Feb 17, 5:00pm -
  • Wednesday, 2/20/17 — From Christ to Peter to Today
    Today is the feast day of the Chair of St. Peter, Apostle. It’s the day when we celebrate the nature of the succession of Papal authority, an unbroken line from St. Peter to Pope Francis. Before I converted to the [...]The post Wednesday, 2/20/17…
    - 7 days ago21 Feb 17, 5:01pm -

Jackie Parkes

Memorare Ministries

  • newWhy Mardi Gras Means Life–And Death–To Me
    Mardi Gras week brings it all back. Memories of my mother sewing ten matching costumes for her gaggle of children to wear on Mardi Gras day. The pre-dawn fried chicken cooking sprees, where Mama prepared enough of the delectable bird to feed ten hung…
    - 16 hours ago28 Feb 17, 1:03am -
  • Are We Seeking Miracles or Magic?
    Take, Lord, and receive all my liberty, my memory, my understanding and my entire will, all I have and call my own. You have given all to me. To you, Lord, I return it. Everything is yours; do with it what you will. Give me only your love and your gr…
    - 18 days ago10 Feb 17, 12:39pm -
  • Everything Old Is New Again: Why the Women’s March Was More of the Same Old Stuff
    Dear Friends,  In honor of today’s March for Life in Washington, I offer the below reflection, which is not meant to be polemical or to condemn any one person for their participation in the Women’s March last week.  It is simply meant to name t…
    - 32 days ago27 Jan 17, 7:00am -
  • Darrien’s Story: From Vulgar Rapper to Innocent Child in 30 Seconds Flat
    Jesus immediately knew in his mind what they were thinking to themselves, so he said, “Why are you thinking such things in your hearts?”     Mark 2:8  There he stood on the end of the pier with a fishing pole in one hand and an iPhone in the…
    - 43 days ago16 Jan 17, 8:15pm -
  • The Manger and the Miracle of the Body of Christ
      At morning Mass, the image of the infant Jesus repeatedly flashes through my mind as I ponder the innocent body of Christ in the manger while simultaneously beholding his broken, glorified Body among the people in church. As I think of his humble…
    - 66 days ago24 Dec 16, 6:00am -
  • Healing Our Decembers
    Tears flowed freely during the meeting with my spiritual director, Sandy, as I shared with her the pain I was feeling. “December is here,” I said. “I get such a wave of anxiety and grief at this time of year.” Somehow, I have a hunch I’m no…
    - 73 days ago17 Dec 16, 7:01pm -
  • When the Crib Meets the Cross: Our Personal Adoption Story
    The minute the judge walked into the courtroom on December 5, I knew I was in trouble. What I had envisioned as a measured ritual of signing papers at the courthouse became an extremely emotional event when the judge, who surprisingly was a family fr…
    - 80 days ago10 Dec 16, 2:25pm -

Time for Reflections

  • "Love one another as I have loved you" - Impossible
    When Christ hung dying on the Cross, despite His earlier betrayal, arrest, humiliation, beatings and torture; despite suffering the most painful of death and being taunted and tormented by His enemies, He still had love in His heart and asked for…
    - 1 day ago27 Feb 17, 9:07am -
  • The Cauldron of Hatred
    Looking from the sidelines, it seems to me that there is a big Cauldron of Hatred out there in the world filled with anxiety, bitterness, anger and even hatred amongst its other ingredients of evil.It seems that in whatever walk of life, be it religi…
    - 4 days ago24 Feb 17, 11:25am -
  • I am superior to you.
    It's amazing how many Christians I know who look down on you, (me), with an air of superiority and go through life as if they have a permanent bad smell under their nose. Perhaps they should eat less beans!Here's what happened many years ago. The pri…
    - 6 days ago22 Feb 17, 8:05am -
  • Vic on the Radio
    Many years ago, further back than I care to remember, I used to present a Sunday Program on the Radio entitled "Time for Reflections".Here's a short recording from that show.
    - 8 days ago20 Feb 17, 8:50am -
  • Be of Good Cheer

    - 10 days ago18 Feb 17, 1:37pm -
  • Terrible News of Gloom and Doom
    Let's get straight to the point, un-pallatable as it may be, the world is heading for the Apocalypse. And this is how it happens, according to latest, and very accurate, research by various scientists.The sun, the source of all energy to this planet,…
    - 12 days ago16 Feb 17, 9:34am -
  • Important Scientific Facts You Should Know
     I was reading a science book the other day and I was fascinated by the number of facts which I did not know. In fact the more I read the more I realised how much I did not know and how ignorant I really am.For example; did you know that the major…
    - 14 days ago14 Feb 17, 10:42am -

Shelby Spear

  • Stewarding the Manifold Grace of God
    As a Christian who believes the Spirit of the Lord lives within me, I’m blessed to have the inherent ability to allow God’s Divine grace to work through me. But do I?The post Stewarding the Manifold Grace of God appeared first on Shelby Spear.
    - 7 days ago21 Feb 17, 7:04pm -
  • I HATE RAISING KIDS in a world full of spiteful contempt
    Now that I have your attention, let’s talk about hate. I assure you every fiber of my being loves raising my kids. But, certain aspects related to parenting deplete rather than bloat the love tank. Am I alone here, or have any of you ever verbalize…
    - 21 days ago7 Feb 17, 6:13pm -
  • How To Win the Heart Battle: Allowing Love to Conquer Fear
    Two emotions drive every aspect of human life. One binds, the other separates. Love draws together. Fear pushes apart. Both emotions exist in our heart, battling for control over our actions and reactions on a daily basis. We need to choose love and…
    - 36 days ago23 Jan 17, 1:34pm -
  • The Art of Resolving Conflict
    While the crapstorm of American politics needs a serious dose of emotional management, I’ve got bigger salmon to sizzle in my mom world. If wearing my best Swiss army gear neutralizes familial discord and showers down blessings, then suit me up.Th…
    - 70 days ago20 Dec 16, 3:54pm -
  • Scrooge You Lose: Saying Goodbye to Christmas Chaos
    I stopped sending Christmas cards eight years ago. Why? Because I dreaded the time-consuming process. Plus I figured negative energy gets trapped in envelopes. For me, sending cards with a resentful or empty attitude smells like scrooge more than not…
    - 74 days ago16 Dec 16, 2:52pm -
  • This Is Us: An IV Drip for Humanity
    This Is Us captures the raw, uncut story of life: colorful, broken, beautiful, imperfect, miraculous, unpredictable, trying, refreshing, scary, magnificent, confusing, wonderful, traumatic, mesmerizing. All the brush strokes on the canvas of universa…
    - 81 days ago9 Dec 16, 11:00pm -
  • Saving Our Kids From Drowning in a Sea of Hypocrisy
    The battle for our children’s souls rages on in today’s culture. We can thank the cowardice and scathing shallowness of mainstream and social media “communication” for continuing to erode basic human decency and spiritual virtues.The post Sa…
    - 85 days ago5 Dec 16, 2:41pm -

The Cloistered Heart

  • newCloistered at the Carnival
    I once had a dream about a carnival.  Specifically, I dreamed I was in a little house on carnival grounds. It was night, but the light streaming in through my windows was bright and garish. It flashed bursts of purple and white and blue and yellow,…
    - 24 hours ago27 Feb 17, 4:53pm -
  • And May He Set it Aflame

    - 3 days ago25 Feb 17, 10:08pm -
  • Carry Him
    'Carry Christ everywhere in your hearts. Make your souls monstrances,  and go into places where Our Lord has never been adored in the Host, where the monstrance has never been lifted up.'Caryll Houselander, 'The Passion of the Infant Christ'
    - 4 days ago24 Feb 17, 11:04pm -
  • One Thing
    Painting: Neroccio di Bartolomeo de' Landi, The Virgin and Child with Sts. Benedict and Catherine of Siena, 1490
    - 5 days ago23 Feb 17, 7:57pm -
  • Revisiting That Narrow Path
    Having never entered religious life, I haven't experienced a potential nun's journey toward a cloistered world.But oh, I have daydreamed it.  Not in the sense of dreaming with desire, and not exactly daydreaming with dread, but with a sense of wond…
    - 6 days ago22 Feb 17, 6:37am -
  • Bless Us, O Lord, and These Thy Gifts
    'You say grace before meals. All right. But I say grace before the concert and the opera, and grace before the play and pantomime, and grace before I open a book, and grace before sketching, painting, swimming, fencing, boxing, walking, playing,…
    - 8 days ago21 Feb 17, 2:53am -
  • So Why Not Begin?

    - 9 days ago19 Feb 17, 10:32pm -

Life Path of Love

  • Psalm 8 How Majestic Is Thy Name O Lord
    Psalm 8 How Majestic Is Thy Name O Lord   1 O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is Thy name in all the earth! Thou whose glory above the heavens is chanted 2 by the … Continue readingThe post Psalm 8 How Majestic Is Thy Name O Lord appeared first on…
    - 22 days ago6 Feb 17, 1:05pm -
  • Psalm 7 Plea For Help Against Persecutors
    Psalm 7 Plea For Help Against Persecutors   1 O Lord my God, in Thee do I take refuge;    save me from all my pursuers, and deliver me, 2 lest like a lion they … Continue readingThe post Psalm 7 Plea For Help Against Persecutors appeared first…
    - 29 days ago30 Jan 17, 2:39pm -
  • Psalm 6 Prayer For Recovery From Sins
    Psalm 6 Prayer For Recovery From Sins   1 O Lord, rebuke me not in Thy anger, nor chasten me in Thy wrath. 2 Be gracious to me, O Lord, for I am languishing; O … Continue readingThe post Psalm 6 Prayer For Recovery From Sins appeared first on Li…
    - 36 days ago23 Jan 17, 8:36am -
  • Psalm 5 All Who Take Refuge In Thee Rejoice
    Psalm 5 All Who Take Refuge In Thee Rejoice   1 Give ear to my words, O Lord; give heed to my groaning. 2 Hearken to the sound of my cry, my King and my … Continue readingThe post Psalm 5 All Who Take Refuge In Thee Rejoice appeared first on Lif…
    - 43 days ago16 Jan 17, 8:15am -
  • Psalm 4 The Lord Hears When I Call To Him
    Psalm 4 The Lord Hears When I Call To Him   1 Answer me when I call, O God of my right! Thou hast given me room when I was in distress. Be gracious to … Continue readingThe post Psalm 4 The Lord Hears When I Call To Him appeared first on Life Pa…
    - 50 days ago9 Jan 17, 1:22pm -
  • Happy New Year 2017
      Happy New Year 2017 May God be gracious to us and bless us and make His face to shine upon us! -Psalm 67:1The post Happy New Year 2017 appeared first on Life Path of Love.
    - 58 days ago1 Jan 17, 6:39am -
  • Merry Christmas 2016
    Wishing You A Very Merry Christmas 2016!The post Merry Christmas 2016 appeared first on Life Path of Love.
    - 66 days ago25 Dec 16, 1:53am -

With Us Still

  • Today’s find: Obscure faith
    We lose something important, it seems to me, when we learn to stand up and walk and talk. That thought occurred yesterday…as we worked our way through a spiritual exercise during our Kairos Prison Ministry team meeting. The focus of the meditation:…
    - 2 days ago26 Feb 17, 2:34pm -
  • Today’s find: Upgrade
    A pair of new ‘smart phones’ came into our lives this week, and the reviews are decidedly mixed. Our reaction has a lot to do with that word ‘pair’. I wasn’t actually in the market for a new phone, you see, when I accompanied my dear wife t…
    - 10 days ago18 Feb 17, 4:47pm -
  • Today’s find: Mussar

    - 21 days ago7 Feb 17, 8:18pm -
  • Today’s find: Shining light
    Some might say this candle of ours has seen better days. At the very least, it’s seen a LOT of days… …as in 13 years’ worth of Monday nights…and counting. That’s how long we’ve been using the same ‘call-to-prayer’ device—which beg…
    - 24 days ago4 Feb 17, 7:26pm -
  • Today’s find: Crowd-sourced sanctity
    Sometimes, I wonder: Did Jesus ever just have a bad day? Or  simply an especially tiring one? There’s a shred of evidence that he did grow a little weary at times, such as in the passage from Mark’s gospel we heard at Mass on Saturday. Leaving t…
    - 31 days ago28 Jan 17, 8:33pm -
  • Today’s find: Do-over
    We haven’t had much to cheer about this season…we fans of the SLU Men’s Basketball Billikens. Just three seasons removed from a conference championship, our guys have become the bottom-feeders in the Atlantic 10. Adding insult to injury, the un…
    - 33 days ago26 Jan 17, 10:02pm -
  • Today’s find: Transfer of power
    ‘Armageddon’ or ‘Awesome miracle’? It’s remarkable to consider how one event can be perceived in two such contradictory ways. But if my Twitter feed is any indication, this is precisely the case for the ‘transfer of power’ that occurred…
    - 38 days ago21 Jan 17, 7:53pm -

Acts of the Apostasy

  • BREAKING! Council of Carthage Mistakenly Calls Gospel of Thomas “Inspired” Instead of Mark
    (AoftheANews) – CARTHAGE, 397 AD – Confusion reigned for several moments last night during the closing ceremonies of the Council of Carthage, as presenters of the Inspired Scripture: Gospels category accidentally announced the Gospel of Thomas,…
    - 1 day ago27 Feb 17, 2:32pm -
  • Oxymoron for Today: Catholic Jesuit
    Joining the ranks of well-known oxymorons “Military intelligence”, “accurate reporting”, and “liberal tolerance” comes the latest and greatest addition: Catholic Jesuit. Okay, maybe it’s not exactly new. But it’s an oxymoron nonethel…
    - 4 days ago24 Feb 17, 6:37pm -
  • PARISH REPORT: Local Man Excited for Upcoming Lenten Innovations
    (AoftheANews) – BURLINGTON – Desmond McCrackey, long time parishioner of Sts. Gobi & Sahara, was exuberant and filled with glee, knowing that his parish would soon be rolling out his favorite Lenten unorthodox practices and traditions. “I alw…
    - 6 days ago22 Feb 17, 3:31pm -
  • Amoris Laetitia and the Death of Heroic Virtue
    I’ve read some reviews, synopses, and commentaries of Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio’s recently published booklet, “The Eighth Chapter of the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia,” and I gotta tell you, I never knew Episcop…
    - 11 days ago18 Feb 17, 12:46am -
  • PARISH REPORT: Pastor Orders ‘Extreme Vetting’ for Incoming New Parishioners
    (AoftheANews) – EL PASO –  Fr. Jim E. Greyshin, pastor of Shepherd’s Gate Catholic Church, issued an order Friday, February 10, requiring applicants seeking to become parishioners must undergo ‘extreme vetting’ before being admitted. “I…
    - 13 days ago16 Feb 17, 12:42am -
  • If The Saints Wrote Conversation Hearts
    *Originally posted January 2010.* What might Conversation Hearts look like if the saints wrote the slogans? St Therese of Lisiuex St Augustine St Lawrence St Thomas Aquinas St Benedict     St Lucy of Syracuse St Francis de Sales     … Continue…
    - 14 days ago14 Feb 17, 12:58pm -
  • Pope Francis’ Super Bowl LI Message
    Is this the start of a new tradition? “By participating in sports, we are able to go beyond our own self-interest and – in a healthy way – we learn to sacrifice, to grow in fidelity and respect the rules.” … Continue reading →
    - 23 days ago5 Feb 17, 7:19pm -

Tiber Judy

  • Do You Lent?
       It’s time for Lent which is that 40+ day period in which we prepare ourselves for Easter. These days many Christians other than Catholics observe Lenten practices, such as the imposition of ashes on Ash Wednesday. The practice of “giving som…
    - 2 days ago26 Feb 17, 11:16pm -
  • Invisible Tears
       She’s in front of you in the checkout line at the grocery store. She’s the treasurer of your son’s PTA. She teaches piano to your daughter. She and her family sit behind you at Mass. She’s your boss, your best friend, your sister, your m…
    - 9 days ago19 Feb 17, 10:10pm -
  • Sweet Silence
       You might think I’m a little crazy for saying this, but here goes: I can’t wait for Lent to get here. It’s late in coming this year because Easter is late as well. We already have daffodils blooming this week, but we won’t begin Lent unt…
    - 16 days ago12 Feb 17, 11:07pm -
  • Negative Spirits
       They’d saved for years to build their dream house and were finally moving in on a warm fall day. She was in love with their custom kitchen and he was looking forward to enjoying football season in his big “man cave” downstairs. As they set…
    - 23 days ago5 Feb 17, 11:47pm -
  • That Glass of Water 
       I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not the best at recycling. I do great with paper and glass and aluminum cans. But I occasionally forget my canvas bags at the grocery store and I’m usually pretty confused with all the different kinds of…
    - 30 days ago29 Jan 17, 10:15pm -
  • Christ Crucified
       High above the altar in our parish church is a near life-size Crucifix. Jesus Christ is portrayed in the full agony of His suffering on the Holy Cross. His bruised and beaten Body is dripping blood from all the wounds He endured. His face is con…
    - 44 days ago15 Jan 17, 10:58pm -
  • Cast Your Net
       At the end of the day, we should ask ourselves, “How did I draw others to Christ this day?” We can have all kinds of good intentions, but we know where good intentions can often lead. Folks don’t know our intentions, they only know our wor…
    - 51 days ago8 Jan 17, 11:07pm -

Reasonable Catholic

  • newBishop Robert Barron’s ‘CATHOLICISM: The Pivotal Players’: Review
    In his Letter to Artists Pope John Paul II acknowledged that beauty stirs man’s “inner nostalgia for God”. Surely the great Polish saint understood this truth on a profoundly personal…
    - 22 hours ago27 Feb 17, 6:58pm -
  • Do Extraordinary Claims Require Extraordinary Evidence?
    Man has a parrot-like propensity to be seduced by a catchy saying, hold to it, and assert it repeatedly without thinking seriously about what he is saying. He remembers before…
    - 22 days ago6 Feb 17, 5:28pm -
  • Hostile Witnesses by Gary Michuta: Book Review
    Now here’s a book I didn’t expect. I’m talking about Hostile Witnesses: How The Historic Enemies of the Church Prove Christianity, Gary Michuta’s newest book from Catholic Answers Press. A few…
    - 39 days ago20 Jan 17, 6:56pm -
  • ReasonableCatholic.com’s Top Posts Of 2016
    According to the numbers, here are the top posts of 2016 at ReasonableCatholic.com: What Every Protestant Can’t Not Know Did Jesus Abolish The Priesthood? When Protestants Get Catholicism Wrong Why…
    - 43 days ago16 Jan 17, 1:47pm -
  • 3 Things The Moral Argument Is Not Arguing
    “Give me a bit of your orange, I gave you a bit of mine!” As C.S. Lewis points out in Mere Christianity life is full of little quarrels such as these…
    - 75 days ago15 Dec 16, 7:08pm -
  • In Defence Of The Crucifix
    The Christian crucifix draws the eyes, mind, and heart to the death of Jesus of Nazareth two thousand years ago. To many an atheist the crucifix is too much – for it…
    - 84 days ago6 Dec 16, 5:53pm -