Tag: Fr. Pontifex

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 »

If Jesus Had to Pray, So Do We

If Jesus had to pray, so do we! It sounds so simple doesn’t it? But as Fr. Pontifex says, we get busy and feel we don’t have the time. This Lent we will witness history as we watch one Pope step down and another take the reins of our Church. Despite the controversies within the... Read more »

Third Week of Advent with Fr. Pontifex

When I’m at work and losing patience with co-workers or customers I think about what Fr. Pontifex (aka Fr. Charles Burns) says in this video. It’s easy to see Our Lord in the Eucharist at Mass, but it’s much harder to see Him in our every day lives. Especially in the faces of those who... Read more »

Yes to You || Spoken Word

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The topic of homosexuality and the issues around same sex marriage are very charged in our culture right now. The goal of this video is to communicate what the Church teaches about this topic. However, as the title would suggest, the underlying sentiment throughout the whole presentation is that the Church is a refuge of... Read more »

We Hold These Truths || Spoken Word

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Lyrics: At this time in America we’ve come to the crossroads Standing with our religious freedom and what we have been told. We hold these truths to be self evident all men created the same Endowed with certain unalienable rights that can’t be taken away They cannot be taken away by man, they were given... Read more »

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

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Have a wonderful Sunday!

God is Dead || Spoken Word

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There will always be agnostics, atheists and the indifferent to religion.  So far in this country, I’m still free to be Catholic. Before I was Catholic, I understood that you can’t always explain what you hold dear to your heart.  Now that I am Catholic, I still feel that way, so I’m going to let... Read more »

Fr. Barron comments on "Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus"

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If you haven’t seen the original, you can view it here: Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus Or check out another video by Fr. Pontifex from PhatMass.com: Why I Love Religion, And Love Jesus