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Racism Isn’t Systemic in America – Corruption Is

There is almost nothing happening in American cities and capitals today that is honest. The claim of unrepentant, systemic racism is the spark that has lit the fire of the current social unrest. We’re told [...]

By |2021-03-14T17:10:33+00:00August 4th, 2020|Comments Off on Racism Isn’t Systemic in America – Corruption Is

Land of the Free Home of the Frightened

One day last week I went on my daily run, which takes me down a long street where many people walk their dogs and get exercise. As I approached a lady who was trailing behind [...]

By |2020-11-28T16:45:29+00:00May 5th, 2020|Comments Off on Land of the Free Home of the Frightened

This Article is Not About the Coronavirus

Are you tired yet of all the “all Coronavirus, all of the time” news coverage? I certainly am! Well, here’s some relief: this article is not about the Coronavirus. It’s about what comes after. Mom's [...]

By |2020-05-04T13:34:10+00:00May 4th, 2020|Comments Off on This Article is Not About the Coronavirus

Saint Joseph the Worker          

St. Joseph is the friend and ally of all believers: he is the patriarch of God’s holy people, the saint of workers, and the patron of the Universal Church. We owe much to his constant [...]

By |2021-03-14T17:10:26+00:00May 1st, 2020|Comments Off on Saint Joseph the Worker          

Mary Untier of Knots, Our Recourse in Temptation

Temptations from the devil are instruments in God’s hands to strengthen the spiritual dimension of the human person, namely, the human mind and will. The sacred humanity of Jesus Christ had to submit to temptation [...]

By |2021-03-14T17:12:34+00:00March 7th, 2020|Comments Off on Mary Untier of Knots, Our Recourse in Temptation

We Need Temptation for Spiritual Growth

If you’re not tempted to violate your core values from time to time, you’re not growing in the most important dimension of your being: your spirit. Actually, we need temptation for spiritual growth. That is [...]

By |2021-03-14T17:12:48+00:00March 5th, 2020|Comments Off on We Need Temptation for Spiritual Growth

Our Lady’s Victory over Anxiety

The parents of Jesus must have felt some apprehension when they brought the Christ Child to present Him to the Lord in the Temple (a feast day we celebrate on February 2nd). Would He be [...]

By |2021-03-14T17:13:01+00:00February 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on Our Lady’s Victory over Anxiety

God Will Never Forgive Me For What I’ve Done

 “God will never forgive me for what I’ve done.” This is often the desolate, hopeless cry of a woman who made a decision to abort her child. The people and circumstances that led to that [...]

By |2021-03-14T17:13:13+00:00February 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on God Will Never Forgive Me For What I’ve Done

Safeguarding Human Dignity through Mary

The world does not share our belief in human dignity; it might proclaim it at times, but their actions speak otherwise. For Catholics, the essential value of the human person is intrinsic. It is not [...]

By |2020-01-23T19:43:28+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Comments Off on Safeguarding Human Dignity through Mary

The Angel Who Ordered an Emergency Baptism

Do angels intervene in sacraments? We know from our earliest instructions in the faith that angels exist and are concerned about our welfare. Anyone who has learned the traditional Guardian Angel Prayer (“Angel of God”) [...]

By |2021-03-14T17:13:22+00:00January 1st, 2020|Comments Off on The Angel Who Ordered an Emergency Baptism

A Guide for Our Advent Journey

Advent symbolizes the waiting and anticipation of a pregnancy, and Our Lady appears as a key figure in the season. There is a good reason for that: she prepares us for Christ’s birth by helping [...]

By |2019-12-01T19:55:48+00:00December 1st, 2019|Comments Off on A Guide for Our Advent Journey

A Tyrant and a Saint from the Same Small Country

 Mother Teresa of Calcutta was largely known for her work in India, so we tend to forget that she was born in the tiny Eastern European county of Albania. What many also may do not [...]

By |2021-03-14T17:13:31+00:00December 1st, 2019|Comments Off on A Tyrant and a Saint from the Same Small Country
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