Now and at the Hour of Our Death

The two most important times in our lives are now and at the hour of our death. This is probably instantly recognizable to all to us because it comes straight our of the Hail Mary prayer which we all have recited countless times n our lives. We all have a tendency to...

We Can Move Mountains

Sometimes we can move mountains in the most basic of conversations, even by exchanging pleasantries. I will start off with a true story about a young man named Justin who was walking on the beach one day. It seemed Justin encountered an older man who was looking for...

The Summer Season

With the summer season in full swing many are, or will, soon travel to visit family and friends of just get away from it all and decompress with some quiet time. It may seem off to us now, but this is what religious communities have done for centuries. The Catholic...

God Bless America

It is rather striking that in the popular American summer season; we begin and end with days (Memorial Day and Labor Day) that starkly remind us of sacrifice. Interestingly in the middle of that is the Fourth of July, which reminds us that without our nation’s freedom...

Holiness and Sin

Holiness and sin are two roads, which we can travel. Fortunately, we have been equipped with faulty proof GPS systems. This parallels nicely to Pentecost, which we just celebrated. Before He ascended into heaven, Jesus promised the Apostles that He wouldn’t leave us...

The Universal Church

The Feast of Pentecost ends the Easter Season. Before Jesus ascended into heaven He told the Apostles not to leave Jerusalem because the Holy Spirit would sound descend upon them. The mystical powers of the Holy Spirit remind us that Jesus promised to never leave us....