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Why Are We So Divided Today?

“But you must remember, beloved, the predictions of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ; they said to you, ‘In the last time there will be scoffers, following their own

Getting Men Back To Church: Be “The Proof,” Not “Aloof”

Larry D, over at Acts of the Apostasy, has an excellent article on Getting Men Back to Church. He uses a term that is – shall we say – not

You Are the Apple of My Eye

The only time I ever had a vocation crisis was in the very first year of my priesthood. I cannot recall all of the factors that contributed to this, but

What’s Your Guardian Angel Story?

Here’s mine … For almost all of my adult life, I have not used an alarm clock. Why? Because I have an amazing Guardian Angel! While on most mornings, I

Ssshhh … I Have a Secret …

“God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” (1 Peter 5:5). Oh … and this … “Disciple” means “Student.” (If you are curious about the picture, read THIS)

How Can You Unlock the Doorway to Grace?

OBEDIENCE, OBEDIENCE, OBEDIENCE!!!!! “Not in mortification, not in prayer, not in labor, nor in rest, but in obedience is the essence and merit of holiness.” – St. Maximillian Kolbe You


“For as through the one man’s disobedience the many were made sinners, even so through the obedience of the One the many will be made righteous.” (Romans 5:19) “Our Lady’s

Something’s Happening, Something’s Moving, Something’s Ahead – Are You Prepared?

Today is the anniversary of the apparition of Our Lady to three shepherd children in the small village of Fatima in Portugal in 1917.  She appeared six times to Lucia,

It’s Not Religion Anymore

Any combat training and tactical planning begins with a process of intelligence collection, analysis, and dissemination. Recon (reconnaissance) is a military term used to determine the enemy force’s disposition and


PHOTO: HOLY HOUR, SOLDIER FIELD, CHICAGO, 1943 “Our greatest need in the present historical moment is people who make God credible in this world by means of the enlightened faith