Join us on Saturday October 15, 2016 in Praying the Rosary for America! Check out the event on Facebook!
I recently read an article by Bill Donohue (here) regarding the recent December issue of Cosmo. The article in Cosmo, in it’s entirety, I will not subject myself to, but the snippets from it in Mr. Donahue’s article are sufficient enough to be clear that it is not worth buying. The following is my letter … More LETTER TO THE EDITOR OF
The book of Exodus is an epic within the story of Salvation History. The Israeli people of Exodus are in the midst of Egyptian oppression. Exodus starts where Genesis left off, listing the Genealogies of the Sons of Israel who came to Egypt with Jacob. Two particularly amazing religious experiences that stand out are the … More The Religious Experience of Exodus 1-15
Our RCIA director, Juno Mulder Bishop, asked me the other day during RCIA to speak briefly about my Patron Saint and sometimes I’m great at thinking on my feet, but the only thing that came to mind was her great faith in Christ. After class, the Spirit seemed to tell me I needed to go … More My Patron Saint: Holy Reminder
I am disappointed that I have tried to answer several of the questions or comments posted regarding my last few posts and either accidently deleted them or they were deleted by the recipient. I’m not sure what happened, but I believe that the questions definitely deserve answers. I am currently writing my final paper for … More Questions and Comments regarding recent Posts.
In the first letter to the Corinthians, The Apostle Paul wishes to convey to the Christians there, the importance of Unity within the Body of Christ. The Apostle speaks of the need for the community to be concerned for one another, and to assure that when they come together, that all are welcomed … More Essay: Paul on the Eucharist and Community
From the beginning of time, people have used the arts to teach and express beliefs. There are many forms this has taken, but the two I will focus on in this essay are Music and Literature. Both Music and Literature are wonderful Theological teaching tools. The Church in her wisdom has always incorporated music … More Essay on The Arts as “Other Foundations” of Catholic Theology
My favorite Communion song is Matt Maher’s “Remembrance”! If you haven’t heard it then you must!! This song describes perfectly my experience of the Catholic Liturgy and the Eucharistic Celebration. When Christ tells His people “Do this in Remembrance of Me”, He is inviting us to be united to Him in body and spirit. Christianity … More My Favorite Communion Song!
When someone asks what your experience is of the Catholic Liturgy, the first thing that may come to mind is the Eucharist, and then you may recall your favorite hymns or Psalms. Of course you’ll begin to think about the smell of incense and the beauty of the vestments and the Altar; the People blending … More The Catholic Liturgy through the Eyes of a Convert
I had only, until just now, read the articles regarding the #7thVideo of #PlannedParenthood, and I was angry. I am now, completely devastated! I could not stop myself from weeping! What the women in the video describes the doctor doing to the baby, while still alive (heart beating), is nothing other than horrific… it’s torture. I understand … More The Violence of Planned Parenthood
Woman Desperate to Have Baby Used IVF to Conceive, Then After a Natural Pregnancy She Aborted. This is just so difficult for me to comprehend. First of all…Snickers Bars and Babies: not the same! I wonder how you explain to your children later that you killed their brother or sister, because you had enough of … More Woman Desperate to Have Baby Used IVF to Conceive, Then After a Natural Pregnancy She Aborted
God is LOVE. this is not to mean that God is full of LOVE, but that He is fundamentally Love at His Core. Evil is the absence of Love, or the absence of GOD. LOOKING at the Core of what Christ taught, we see that He wanted us to understand that the Law is fulfilled … More LOVE
When American swimmer Simone Manuel touched the wall of the pool on Thursday night she made Olympic history. Manuel became the first African-American woman to win a gold medal in an individual swimming event. Along with Canada’s Penny Oleksiak, Manuel set a new Olympic record with her time of 52.70. Immediately after the exhausting 100-meter… via … More Simone Manuel’s Christian witness permeates everything she does — Aleteia.org – Worldwide Catholic Network Sharing Faith Resources for those seeking Truth – Aleteia.org
The Rosary Rally’s venue is set. Holy Spirit Catholic Parish 12p-12a Come be a part of changing America!!! More to come….
Originally posted on Mary From Martha:
To Whom It May Concern: I am a woman. I am a frequent shopper in your stores. I am first and foremost a mother. Your recent change in policy of who you allow to use each restroom concerns me. You stated in your blog post, “We believe that everyone…deserves…
In the Bible’s Old Testament we are able to see a connection between the individual stories and the deeper overall meaning. Frequently the stories can be seen as pointing to a broader, deeper teaching that the author wants us to understand. In her book, Reading the Women of the Bible (2002), Frymer-Kensky related the socially … More Biblical View of Women and the Socially Disadvantaged Israel
I guess this is off my regular topics but you know being the Temple of the Holy Spirit it is a good thing to watch our health. I am advertising this great contest of two products that I really like. I have eaten quest bars before and they are fantastic!! I just started trying out … More Healthy Quest Bar and Skinny TeaTox Contest