Category: Catholic Life

Hell and the Devil are real

It is very possible that by the end of the day I could be standing before God at my judgment.  Now that you’re awake!…This actually could happen of course to any one of us. I hope it doesn’t, but we never know how much…

Sanctify the world…Go to Confession!

Not too long after the bombing of the World Trade Center in 1993 and the deadly shootout in Waco Texas that killed 76, Saint Mother Teresa came to the United States where she addressed the National Prayer Breakfast. She spoke words which we should…

Sex, Gender, Identity

I hope you find this video to be helpful in having a better sense of the marvelous creation of the human person. Many unfortunately do not take these issues into consideration as the society in which we live seems to be losing any connection…

The perfect priest!

Today is the feast day of Saint John Vianney, the patron saint of priests! It’s a great day to celebrate the priesthood and pray for your priest(s). I remember hearing this being read during a conference at a retreat. The retreat master was making…

Morning Offering Part II

Last week I wrote about the morning offering and the heroic minute. Here are some more considerations about the morning offering: The morning offering is a really great opportunity to do a little spiritual preparation before the battle of the day. Our first and…

Heroic Minute!

I am going to begin a series of blogposts on different practical ways to grow in the life of prayer. These little practices, or norms, should be part of everybody’s life. If you are looking for ways to grow closer to Christ and respond…

Month of the Sacred Heart and Saint Josemaria!

The Month of June is traditionally devoted to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. One good custom you could begin is to pray the Litany of the Sacred Heart every first Friday of the month. It’s a month packed with great feast days: Saint Justin…