Archive for August 2012

We don't know what tomorrow will bring, so just for today ... let's shine!

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Have a wonderful Sunday!

I'm Living The Parable of the Mustard Seed

“Because of your little faith. Amen, I say to you, if you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, “Move from here to there,” and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.” – from Today’s Gospel Matthew 17:14-20 When I was in grammar school one of... Read more »

What Does the Catholic Church Teach About Homosexuality?

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While scrolling through my news feed one day, I saw something that caught my eye.  What does the Catholic Church teach about homosexuality?  Fr. John Holowel is about to tell us.

Voice of a Saint: Edith Stein

There’s so much about St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (aka Edith Stein)!  You can read a little bit about her here. I found the following about her in Voices of the Saints by Bert Ghezzi: Edith had been raised in a devout Jewish family, but abandoned her faith in her youth.  As a student,... Read more »

How to be a Polite Catholic

                                Peter got out of the boat and began to walk on the water toward Jesus. But when he saw how strong the wind was he became frightened; and, beginning to sink, he cried out, “Lord, save me!” Immediately Jesus... Read more »

How Catholics Can Make an Impact on Public Policy by Cardinal Timothy Dolan

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The Seven “IS” Innate dignity of Human Person Human life is sacred The principle of solidarity Creator has instilled within us and within his creation an inherent order Subsidarity: the common good is best served by agencies, organizations & institution closest to the human person The preferential option for the poor/care for those left behind/... Read more »

Graces of the Transfiguration

As yet the soul remains cold and hard, for although the sun grows warmer, it is yet far from summer’s clear and genial light.  But soon all is changed.  The divine sun begins to do its heavenly work in the well-prepared garden of the soul. When, therefore, the genial sun of God’s grace begins to... Read more »

The God Box

I recently got an iPhone after thinking about it for years.  My kids had to show me how to use it and I’m getting the hang of it. As anyone who has an iPhone or android phone knows, it’s all about the “Apps.”  One of the apps I came across is called The God Box... Read more »

Voice of a Saint: John Vianney

To content his love, God must give himself to us separately, one by one. A pure soul is with God, as a child with its mother.  The child caresses and embraces her, and its mother returns all its endearments.” We have nothing of our own but our will.  It is the only thing that God... Read more »

The Chick-Fil-A Trip We Never Expected

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This just made me laugh and maybe that’s what we really need to do about all of this. Enjoy your lunch today – wherever you are having it!