“A man is no fool to give up what he cannot keep, to gain that which he cannot lose.” Jim Elliot before being killed by South American Indians for telling them about Jesus. Hover cursor over this reference Mark 8:36.
Vocation Boom Radio interviewed me twice about the priesthood. Below are the audio links to listen if you wish. In both audio clips (1 hour each) Steve begins at 40 minutes into the broadcast. You can slide the locator bar to wherever you want it to begin playing. 1) Steve talks about his wife Janet [...]
A friend wrote: “Writing an article about “Black Friday” at our parish. First Friday Adoration – not enough people sign up to sit with our Lord. A few of us fill in and make sure He is not alone. “Few weeks later local paper shows people literally camping out in the cold outside of Wal-Mart. [...]
This has gone around the world many times but for those who’ve not read it, here it is for your edification. http://www.catholic-convert.com/documents/FilipinoPeople.pdf If you are unable to open the file I posted the whole letter below in the comments.
Scholar: Worshippers fare better ‘on every observable outcome’ “It’s little known to the public or to elite commentators in the national discourse,” notes Patrick Fagan, director of the Marriage and Religion Research Institute at the Family Research Council. “But an amazing phenomenon has been uncovered in the social sciences: the more frequently Americans worship the [...]
A Wonderfrul Testimony. A twelve-year-old trapped in the body of a five-year-old, Garvan Byrne, of an Irish background, endured intense pain as he flirted with certain death. Throughout all of the trauma, he remained hopeful and optimistic, finding peace and meaning in life that most adults have never seen. Part 3 on the Eucharist is [...]
Here is a picture of young Jacob Gallucci with his sister Adriana who were a lot of fun on our trip. Click on any image for larger picture. You can see Jacob’s picture drawing of St. MIchael to the right. And here is a prayer written along the way by James Toups (left in picture [...]
All the pilgrims arrived. It was actually miraculous the way some of it worked out. Missed connections due to the miserable volocano, but the Lord’s blessing overcame at every turn. All are here, had a great dinner and are settled in for the night. More soon, but I ran today in Turin (Torino) and was [...]
Thought I’d pass this along. A friend sent this to me saying, ” A few S.J. friends of mine have started a blog for Lent using the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius. It could be a handy resource. http://sedaily.wordpress.com/