Posts tagged "Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen"

Pope Francis leads fasting and prayer day for Syria

Today Pope Francis leads fasting and prayer day for Syria.  This is daunting for me.  I used to be able to fast with no problem, but after my third pregnancy, I could no longer do it without a great deal of difficulty. I am in good company.  The Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen also had difficulty... Read more »

Do We Need to Become Hateful Catholics?

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A few years ago, my husband and I were talking about homilies.  He was seriously tired of the “love one another” shlock that was being preached from the pulpit at that time.  And to be honest, I was too. Before you get all offended because I called “love one another” shlock it is because we... Read more »

Fidelity, Not Power

JMJ [My] power is made perfect in weakness. (Corinthians 12:9) Again and again, the prophets failed to convince their hearers of God’s word.  To their contemporaries, and sometimes to themselves, they appeared to be failures.  Yet God worked and continues to work through their apparent weakness to transform lives.  Fidelity, not power, is the measure... Read more »