June 2008

Ron Howard was good as Opie…

June 11, 2008

…and should have stayed that way. Too bad he has to be destructive in his later life. Ron Howard Filming another Dan Brown Novel  Rome, Jun. 10, 2008 (www.CWNews.com) – Actor Tom Hanks is in Rome for the filming of Angels and Demons, a film adaptation of the book by Dan Brown. Director Ron Howard [...]

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Catechist Comments on DVDs

June 10, 2008

Thank you, I just received my order. I viewed some of the DVDs and want to say Bravo! They are extraordinary. I teach our Catholic Faith to third graders, and work with a Catholics come home ministry. I am so excited to incorporate your work into the curriculum this fall. God Bless you and your [...]

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Mormons and other Cults

June 10, 2008

Mormons are a group that started in the 1800's. They have "elders" (engraved on their nametags) who ride bikes around knocking on people's doors. They are usually 18-22 years old. The last time I looked up "elder" in the dictionary it meant "older person." Not sure how a 19 year old acqiures the title and [...]

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Visible Unity of the Church

June 10, 2008

 In response to Teresa Tomeo's show today about the Visible Unity of the Church, here are a few verses we referred to: 1) “If he refuses to listen to them, tell it to the church; and if he refuses to listen even to THE church, let him be to you as a Gentile and a [...]

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Jimmy Akin Reviews the Movies

June 7, 2008

Jimmy is one of the smartest guys I know. He is also good at reviewing and commenting on movies, along with Steven Greydanus of decentfilms.com Good Year for Family Movies Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

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Archbishop Burke Restores a Rebel

June 6, 2008

There is a Polish Catholic church in St. Louis that rebelled agains Archbishop Burke and they were all excommunicated. One of the board members who was part of the rebellion broke rankes with the rebels and was reconciled with the Church through the ministry of Archbishop Burke. What a great bishop this is! We could [...]

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Little Maria Faustina Running to Mass!

June 5, 2008

Tonight we went out to dinner with my son Jesse, his wife Anna and our three grandkids Joshua Thomas, Maria Faustina and Samuel Tarcisius. The go to daily Mass and they told us a cute story. Today they were running a little late and as they were rushing down the hall, Maria was running and [...]

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New Conversion Story

June 4, 2008

Why I Became CatholicThe Story of a Methodist & Holiness Couple

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Exhumed Body of Padre Pio

June 4, 2008

   

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Bravo Cardinal George: May Others Follow Your Lead!

June 3, 2008

To see and hear Fr. Pfleger's rant, click here Cardinal George's Response: June 3, 2008  "To put recent events in some perspective, I have asked Father Michael Pfleger, Pastor of St. Sabina’s Parish, to step back from his obligations there and take leave for a couple of weeks from his pastoral duties, effective today. Fr. Pfleger [...]

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Never Read St. Ignatius of Antioch? Joe Fixes That!

June 2, 2008

You've never read these fascinating and warmly-written letters of a bishop to suffering Christians? Want to read what the very first Christians believed? Want to be proud of being Catholic? How would you like someone to read his seven marvelous letters to YOU! You can listen to them in your car, on a walk, or [...]

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101 Adventures on the Lord’s Day

June 1, 2008

Why I Love Grandkids! Today was great. Sunday is the Lord's Day for resting and Mass and family! We enjoyed all three today. Little Gianna was too small to join the rest of us on this adventure, but 5 of the 6 grandkids (#7 is still in the womb!) jumped in the wagon behind our [...]

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Ordination of Women? Nope! – Bravo!

June 1, 2008

Vatican decree on women's ordination and excommunication By John L Allen Jr Daily — Created May 29 2008 – 15:36 The following is an NCR translation of the decree from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, the Vatican's top doctrinal office, issued today regarding excommunication for those involved in attempts to ordain women [...]

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