Catholic Answers Live Tonight: “A Day in the Life of the Holy Family”

August 10, 2015

Here are the questions I answered today on Catholic Answers Live. The topic was: A Day in the Life of the Holy Family. I will provide the links to listen on-line and download as a podcast as soon as the links are available. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ 1. What did Jesus and Joseph do as carpenters? 2. What [...]

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Fun Family Breakfast – My Son and his Seven Kids for Brunch after Mass

August 9, 2015

This is a fun family. Janet and I went to Mass Saturday evening so we could cook a nice brunch for my son Jesse, his wife Anna and the seven kids. Psalm 127:3–4  ”Behold, children are a gift of the Lord, the fruit of the womb is a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a [...]

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C. S. Lewis and the “Apologetics of Longing”

August 7, 2015

I did not write the article down below, following my intro here – I wish I had. It was written by Daniel Morley about C. S. Lewis who has always been one of my favorite authors both in my Protestant years and now in my much fuller and richer Catholic experience. Lewis was brilliant. He [...]

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Verbum Giving Away the Scholar Software as part of Summer Promotion

August 7, 2015

I use Verbum Catholic and Bible Study software every day. There is nothing else like it on the planet. This summer they are giving away a Verbum Scholar library as part of their big Summer Sale promotion. Anyone interested in applying for the drawing?  Here’s the link to the sale: http://lgs.to/1g1QZ5z Here’s the direct link [...]

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What Do We Mean by “Unanimous Consent of the Fathers”

August 7, 2015

Unanimous Consent of the Fathers By Steve Ray The Unanimous Consent of the Fathers (unanimem consensum Patrum) refers to the morally unanimous teaching of the Church Fathers on certain doctrines as revealed by God and interpretations of Scripture as received by the universal Church. The individual Fathers are not personally infallible, and a discrepancy by [...]

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Pope Francis on the Divorced and Remarried: 10 things to know and share

August 6, 2015

By Jimmy Akin Pope Francis recently gave a general audience in which he discussed the situation of those who have divorced and remarried without an annulment. His remarks are particularly significant in light of the upcoming Synod on the Family and the proposals to give Holy Communion to those in this situation. They also attracted [...]

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Lobby to Defund Planned Parenthood: If Everyone Speaks out it Might Just Happen.

August 3, 2015

Click on the image to right for an easy and quick way to make yourself heard. Pass it along to everyone you know.

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Expect More of this: “Religious Beliefs belong in your House of Worship or your own Home!”

August 3, 2015

While flying home from Europe two days ago I was reading the USA Today newspaper. There was a section on the new policy of the Boy Scouts to allow openly gay leaders and employees.  One of the comments (see to right) demonstrates two things I have been predicting for a long time. First, we Christians [...]

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Newest Planned Parenthood Video; Bravo to the folks exposing them! Where is Obama’s Outrage?

July 31, 2015

So much to-do about a lion killed and justification for babies killed and their part sold. Here they discuss getting caught and the exclamation as they cut the baby up, “Oh, this was a boy!”

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Salvation by Faith Alone?

July 30, 2015

Since the days of Martin Luther it has been popular to reduce salvation to a sound bite. Salvation is not by works but by “faith alone.” However, the Bible seems to have another idea. In my book CROSSING THE TIBER I mention a few passages from Scripture to give a more biblical perspective. Here is [...]

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Leaving Lourdes: Final Comments and Farewells 

July 30, 2015

It was a wonderful trip and these are all great folks. Everyone was sad to leave early in the morning but lasting friendships are formed and lives are changed. I certainly appreciated Msgr. Droll’s closing comments. 

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A Powerful Story of Conversion and the Rosary

July 30, 2015

A lady named Leah shared this story: Throughout my abusive childhood, my mother dragged my siblings and I through every possible religion, Church, alternative spiritual groups/cults and was so thoroughly confused by my teenage years, I firmly believed in “nothing”. When I was around 18 and taking my usual walk after dinner one evening, I [...]

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Full Day at Lourdes; Meeting with President of Medical Bureau and more

July 29, 2015

How can you not have a great day at Lourdes? The weather has cooperated magnificently. After Mass in St. Ann’Chapel and a guided tour through the Lourdes’ Museum, everyone had free time today to again explore, pray at the very shrines and churches, go into the baths, shop and more. In the afternoon we went [...]

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Mass at Lourdes Grotto; Toured Bernadette’s Life ; Two Huge Processions

July 28, 2015

Amazing day at Lourdes – enjoy! First video is our mass and exploration of the Grado and a tour of Bernadette’s life.  The second video is made up of two huge processions the first Eucharistic benediction in one of the biggest churches on earth underground and the second one was a Rosery per session around [...]

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New Planned Parent Video – They Just Keep Coming; Where is Obama?

July 28, 2015
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Glad my Son Earned the Honor of Eagle Scout before BS (Boy Scout) Collapse

July 28, 2015

My grandkids all switched from Boy Scouts to Catholic Scouts. NEVER would my family be members after gay scouts and leaders are approved!!  What has happened to our country?  Christians, we are now a despised subculture – get used to it and prepare for persecution. If you’re afraid of persecution and want to stay mainline [...]

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