In the Gospel (Mt 21:33-43) we experience something very shocking: clearly the workers in the vineyard do not have a respect for human life. They treat it as quite disposable, something that can be destroyed when it stands in their way. We hear our… Continue Reading “We are a pro life people”
The dogma of Faith that is the Assumption of Mary should be a powerful reminder that in our lives there is a certain hierarchy of values in our lives. The Blessed Virgin Mary was taken body and soul into Heaven. We must pursue truth… Continue Reading “The Assumption, St. Maximilian, hope”
Today in the local newspaper I saw an article about how Penn Highlands (local community college) is teaming up with a young man who works as a medium to create some kind of paranormal show. Of course we always stay far away from such… Continue Reading “Presentation of the Lord”
Why should Catholics love the Blessed Mother? Here are some good reasons and ways to live this devotion!
I am sure you saw the very good news this week: Alabama has passed a law banning all abortions. This law was promoted by women and signed into law by a woman. Some people reacted angrily and have even described children in the womb… Continue Reading “Convert the Culture”
In 1950 when Pope Pius XII defined the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into heaven, body and soul, he was basing this on a long held belief in the Church. Recently I was able to go to an art museum that had a… Continue Reading “Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary”
Given the state of thing in the United States in the Church, this letter by Benedict XVI to the church in Ireland seemed appropriate. On this vigil of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, let us beg her to crush the devil. Remember,… Continue Reading “Remember O most gracious Virgin Mary…”