Tag: Louise Perrotta

You Are Peter ... Louise Perrotta

In the popular imagination, the head of the apostles has been typecast as a sort of bouncer at the doors of a celestial supper club – Saint Peter at the pearly gates.  Though this picture may make for a few good jokes, it does not fit his actual job description. Jesus Christ, in fact, is... Read more »

Does Purgatory Make Sense?

I was flipping through the pages of my Catholic’s Women’s Devotional Bible, when I found this little gem by Louise Perrotta: Purgatory makes sense. Certainly the people of the Old Testament, who never used the word itself, felt the need for the process it refers to.  They believed that because of the great divide between... Read more »

A Rock And Keys

When Jesus went into the region of Caesarea Philippihe asked his disciples,“Who do people say that the Son of Man is?”They replied, “Some say John the Baptist, others Elijah,still others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.”He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?”Simon Peter said in reply,“You are the Christ, the... Read more »

Free Marriage Advice for William & Kate!

I’m not interested in the “royal wedding” or the “royal couple.”  I actually cringed when I heard that William gave Kate his mother’s engagement ring.  Had William’s parents’ marriage been successful, it may have been more appropriate in my opinion.  But a family heirloom, regardless of it’s history, does not a marriage make. I found... Read more »

The Unborn Life and Mother's Day

“For it was you who formed my inward parts … My frame was not hidden from you.” – Psalm 139:13-15 (Catholic Women’s Devotional Bible NRSV) The following was written by Louise Perrotta and is from “The Tradition” in the Catholic Women’s Devotional Bible (NRSV).  It’s so beautifully written that I had to share it: “I’ll... Read more »