Archive for March 2013

Happy Easter Sunday 2013

Happy Easter Sunday 2013
  Happy Easter Sunday 2013!  HE HAS RISEN!   “Faith in the resurrection of Jesus says that there is a future for every human being; the cry for unending life which is a part of the person is indeed answered.  Through Jesus we do know ‘the room where exiled love lays down in glory.’  He... Read more »

The Man on a Cross by Fr. John Licari

The Man on a Cross by Fr. John Licari is a great song to meditate with this day before Easter. Please join me and other Catholics (and some not-so-Catholics!) on my Facebook page and on Twitter. Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and... Read more »

Would You Follow Jesus? On Twitter? On Facebook?

Would you follow Jesus? Would you follow Him on Twitter? Would you follow Him on Facebook? It is the question asked in this video by IgniterMedia. The question is as old as time. The video puts the question in a modern social media setting. Jesus gains followers on Twitter, then loses them as people question... Read more »
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Holy Week in Two Minutes: The Final Week Before Easter

Holy Week in Two Minutes is a video by Busted Halo.com and it explains the final week before Easter.     I hope you had a productive Lent! Please join me and other Catholics (and some not-so-Catholics!) on my Facebook page and on Twitter. Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button.... Read more »

Easter Sunday 2013 the Pews Will be Filled

Easter Sunday 2013 the Pews Will be Filled
Easter Sunday 2013 the pews will be filled with fresh faces that haven’t been inside of church since, well probably Christmas.  And unfortunately, by the following week, they will be gone. So how do we, as regular Mass attending Catholics, get them to become returning Catholics?  It’s frustrating isn’t it?  Especially for family members and... Read more »

Pope Francis: A Christian Can Never Be Sad

On Palm Sunday, Pope Francis explained that as Christians, we can never be sad. “Our joy comes from having encountered a person, Jesus.” The full text: “I want to tell you: ‘Joy!’ Do not be men and women of sadness: a Christian can never be sad! Never give way to discouragement! Ours is not a... Read more »
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Turning Off the Car Radio and Listening to God

A few years ago, while I was on retreat, a nun spoke about turning off her car radio so she could listen to God. I’m rarely in my car more than 15 minutes at a stretch, but her words intrigued me and I started turning the radio off and keeping it off. What happened was... Read more »

Two Reasons to be on Twitter: @Pontifex and @CatholicWonka

As a Catholic, there are two reasons to be on Twitter: @Pontifex and @CatholicWonka. You’re evaluating the Catholicism of thePope?If only the Cardinals had consulted your blog instead of the Holy Spirit.— CatholicWonka (@CatholicWonka) March 14, 2013   “Rebuild my Church…”I see what you did there, @pontifex. — CatholicWonka (@CatholicWonka) March 13, 2013   @billmaher... Read more »

On this Final Lenten Sunday before Palm Sunday

On this Final Lenten Sunday before Palm Sunday
On this final Lenten Sunday (before Palm Sunday) the Gospel relates the story of the woman caught in adultery.  Her anxious accusers are not only trying to punish her, but catch Jesus so they can bring charges against Him. At first He ignores them and scribbles something in the sand.  When they persist, He gets up... Read more »
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Pope Francis in Motion Part II: Pope Francis Jokes with the Cardinals

This morning I posted the video “Pope Francis in Motion.” There seems to be a Part II where Pope Francis jokes with the cardinals! Thanks to Brandon Vogt for putting it together! Please join me and other Catholics (and some not-so-Catholics!) on my Facebook page and on Twitter. Type your email address in the box and... Read more »