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Pine Bluff’s Amazing Miracle Mile

In the summer of 2004, I was assigned as pastor of two parishes, one of which was St. Mary’s of Pine Bluff, a Catholic parish in a small unincorporated town

Day 34, Novena for Our Nation – This Day We Fight!

DAY 34 – MARY, HEALTH OF THE SICK, PRAY FOR US THIS DAY WE FIGHT Spiritually speaking, the devil is doing all that he can to catch us isolated and

Day 33, Novena for Our Nation – Unity in Truth

DAY 33 – MARY, MORNING STAR, PRAY FOR US UNITY IN TRUTH Devil’s Tactic #2 – Divide and Conquer The second modern tactic of the devil is actually the very

Day 32, Novena for Our Nation – State of Grace

DAY 32 – MARY, GATE OF HEAVEN, PRAY FOR US STATE OF GRACE Devil’s Tactic #1 – Cut us off from our supply lines The first major strategy from the

The Pool of Bethesda and My Uncle’s Miracle

I was sharing this story with a priest friend today, so I thought I would share it with you. One of the greatest inspirations for my priesthood was my uncle

Truth About Communion in the Hand While Standing

In my efforts to restore a sense of the sacred in the liturgy, I have often been accused of being “pre-Vatican II.” I usually correct them by saying I am

The *Very Best* Way to Pray for Holy Souls in Purgatory and Living Loved Ones

“As we enter heaven we will see them, so many of them coming towards us and thanking us. We will ask who they are, and they will say a poor

Day 31, Novena for Our Nation – Recon

DAY 31 – MARY, ARK OF THE COVENANT, PRAY FOR US RECON Any combat training and tactical planning begins with a process of intelligence collection, analysis, and dissemination. Recon (reconnaissance)

Day 30, Novena for Our Nation – Sanctify Yourself

DAY 30 – MARY, HOUSE OF GOLD, PRAY FOR US SANCTIFY YOURSELF Pope Urban II launched the First Crusade in 1095 with the primary goal of the Christian re-conquest of

Day 29, Novena for Our Nation – Summoned to Courage

DAY 29 – MARY, TOWER OF IVORY, PRAY FOR US! SUMMONED TO COURAGE A society increasingly disengaged from the Divine Life has no place to go but down. Definitely not