Archive for April 2011

Top Ten Reasons Eve Was Created

Cowgirls-4-Christ ~ Top Ten Reasons Eve Was Created  10) ~ God was worried that Adam would frequently become lost in the garden because he would not ask for directions. 9) ~ God knew that one day Adam would require someone to locate and hand him the remote. 8) ~ God knew Adam would never go... Read more »

And Jesus Wept

In today’s Gospel, Jesus returns to his friends, Mary and Martha, in hopes of healing their ailing brother, Lazarus.  He is too late and is told of their brother’s death. “And Jesus wept.”  Those three words tell more about Our Lord’s humanness then probably any other scripture.  Jesus grieved for the loss of his friend and... Read more »

To The Priests

From Archbishop Dolan:  … if the life, vigor, holiness, and efficacy of the Church depended only upon the virtue of priests and bishops, it would have been dead-on-arrival, not surviving that afternoon when the sun hid in shame and the earth shuddered in sadness. Our faith is not in popes, cardinals, bishops, priests, or even in monsignors.  Nope: ... Read more »

Women And The Priesthood

I don’t want to be a priest.  My daughter doesn’t either and she was an altar server till she graduated from high school.  But some women and some priests feel that women should be allowed to become priests in the Catholic church. Fr. Roy Bourgeois, a Maryknoll priest, does believe that women should be priests... Read more »

Facebook And the Catholic Church

To  promote my blog, I was encouraged to use Facebook, something I had no intentions of ever doing.  My daughter helped me set it up and I’m still in the learning process. I decided not to use my maiden name and I delete the strangers’ request for “friendship.”  One guy sent me a lengthy message on... Read more »

Acting On Our Faith

I was watching The Journey Home hosted by Marcus Grodi on EWTN the other night.  Marcus Grodi interviews converts to the Catholic faith.  They are people of all different religions and backgrounds and the stories of their conversion to Catholicism is always fascinating.  Marcus, himself is a former pastor, who journeyed home. On this particular... Read more »

St. Julie Billiart And Teaching Our Faith

“However severe God’s guidance may seem to us at times, it’s always the guidance of a Father who is infinitely good, wise and kind.  He leads us to our goal by different paths.  And after all, my dear good friend, let’s be honest – Isn’t it true that we tend to spoil the work of... Read more »

My Reminders of Faith

I arrived at work one day and while I was getting ready to start, I looked down and noticed I forgot my “Hail Mary” ring that I always wear.  I was in the bathroom washing my hands and when I realized its absence, I gripped the sink and began to pray!  I know it sounds like a... Read more »

St. Michael the Archangel

O glorious prince St. Michael, chief and commander of the heavenly hosts, guardian of souls, vanquisher of rebel spirits, servant in the house of the Divine King and our admirable conductor, you who shine with excellence and superhuman virtue deliver us from all evil, who turn to you with confidence and enable us by your gracious protection to serve God more and more... Read more »

What Is Your Criteria For Going to Mass?

What is your criteria for going to church?  Do you even go?  I know that a lot of people come from a twelve year Catholic education, but for whatever reason don’t attend Mass.  That’s too bad because when you think about it, your soul is your own responsibility. I’ve heard every excuse imaginable why someone... Read more »