Category Archives: General Interest

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

If only we would all be so blessed and willing to bless!

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Beware! From the Experience of an Exorcist

I read with interest over at Catholic News Agency an interview with a Spanish exorcist during which he spoke of the Satan’s favorite sin (pride) and the danger of  “New Age” practices, such as Reiki and Yoga. I have often said … Continue reading

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Maranatha! Come, Lord Jesus!

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Photo for the Day

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Men of Faith, Read This.

Bishop Olmsted from the Diocese of Phoenix, has released an apostolic exhortation to all men of the faith. It is entitled, Into the Breach.  Might I suggest that you read it? Here is an excerpt:  “And I sought for a man … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day

“Mercy is not the same as moral relativism. Disagreement is not the same as discrimination. Tha law goes too far when it demands that the church abandon its beliefs in the pursuit of an entirely novel state of equality.” — … Continue reading

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“I Identify as…..”

I read with consternation in recent days of what many consider newsworthy regarding the resignation of the NAACP chair in Spokane, and all the surrounding commentary. From what I can ascertain, Rachel Dolezai has said she “identifies” as a black … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts

Again, many weeks actually have elapsed since my last original posting. I have been busy preparing to preach two retreats, the first in just a couple of weeks and the second later this summer. Both are rather major events, and … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day

“We are called to depth of heart, breadth of vision, and integrity of action.” — Michelle L’Allier, OSF

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Random Thoughts as we enter Ordinary Time

Well, I just prayed Vespers for Pentecost. That means I have entered Ordinary Time, as have all of you who similarly have prayed the Office. For those of you who love the Easter season and do not want it to … Continue reading

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Off to NADD I Go and various other sundry things

I will be taking off later today for Minneapolis to attend the National Association of Deacon Directors annual convention. One of the several responsibilities I have been given by my bishop is that of Assistant Director of Deacon Personnel, and … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts

It has been a long while since I have sat down at this keyboard and tapped out a post other than sharing with you things I have read and found worthy of bringing to your attention. Life has been indeed … Continue reading

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The Holy Stairs in Rome

I have provided you a link (see below) of a video clip on the Scala Santa, the Holy Stairs, in Rome. They are located near St. John Lateran. Perhaps some of you have been there and maybe even scaled those … Continue reading

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Holy Father’s Christmas Message to the World

As in every year, the Holy Father sends a message “to the City and to the World” (Urbi et Orbi). Here is Pope Francis’ 2014 message. URBI ET ORBI MESSAGE Thursday, 25 December 2014 Dear Brothers and Sisters, Happy Christmas! … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day

(Writing about peace of heart.) “New, immobile in the face of terrors, And faithless to allurements, Peace that the world mocks, But cannot snatch away.” – Alessandro Manzoni, “La Pentecoste”

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