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We Speak the Truth with Charity and Let the Consequences Come

“The Church is dying because her pastors are afraid to speak in all truth and clarity. We are afraid of the media, afraid of public opinion, afraid of our own

On St. John’s Eve – We Mount Our Counter-Offensive

On St. John’s Eve – Birthdays, Bonfires & Witch Burnings Saint John’s Eve – starting at sunset on June 23 – is the eve of celebration before the Feast Day of

“I Only Kneel for One Person, and That’s God”

ALWAYS MEN LIKE YOU From the movie: The Avengers Loki: [to crowd] Kneel before me. I said… KNEEL! Is not this simpler? Is this not your natural state? It’s the

I’m Calling Out the Amoral Ruling Class & Calling Us to Rise Up!

In today’s Gospel, Jesus “gets our attention” by proclaiming: “Therefore, whoever breaks one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do so will be called least in the Kingdom of

BREAKING!! Abp. Vigano Open Letter to the President – “Children of Light vs. Children of Darkness”

This letter (below) was emailed to me by Archbishop Vigano’s translator who said, “Fr. Heilman, thank you for your homily this morning. I help with translation work for Archbishop Vigano.

June 14 – Nationwide “Under God Processions” to Heal Our Land

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” -Martin Luther King Jr. What Are We to Do? So

Where I Am At – Covid and the Catholic Church

WHERE I AM AT – COVID AND THE CATHOLIC CHURCH Here is my perspective of “Covid & Catholicism History” … In the week leading up to Holy Week, we were

Don’t Be Fooled by the New Normal

By Fr. Bill Peckman … I am prefacing this column with a disclaimer: The following column in no way advocates for foolhardy behavior, at-risk groups throwing caution to the wind,

Pentecost Novena Asking God for a Priestly Pentecost

FIRST SHEPHERDS POINT TO PRESENT DAY SHEPHERDS Many believe this global pandemic, and subsequent distancing from Mass and Communion, has the hand of God on it. Or, at least, many

Farming for Faith: 3 Steps for Soil/Soul Preparation

Farming for Faith: 3 Steps for Soil/Soul Preparation Springtime is when farmers, after a cold Winter, set out to prepare for another “planting season.” How farmers prepare the soil acts