The setting sun filters through drifts of flame-red poppies and wildflowers nestled in the golden, sun-bleached grass. Wild rabbits emerge briefly from banks of blackberries, only to flit back into the cool shadows. As a […]
One of the biggest reasons why most Christians have difficulty evangelizing effectively is that most lack the requisite freedom and simplicity of life to carry forth the task consistently and coherently. In Sunday’s Gospel, the Lord offers some counsel on what is required for effective evangelization.
As we read a Gospel like this, it is tempting to think that it speaks only of specialists such as missionaries, religious, priests, or deacons, but doing so ignores the fact that everyone is called to evangelize: clergy to people, parents to children, elders to youngsters, siblings to siblings, friends to friends, neighbors to neighbors
A priest friend of mine has published an interesting book about magic, witchcraft. The Trouble with Magic: Our Failed Search for More and Christ’s fulfillment of our Desires by Fr. Cliff Ermatinger US HERE – UK HERE I haven’t read this yet, … Read More →
In the traditional Roman calendar this Sunday is the 7th Sunday after Pentecost. Today’s Collect survived the cutting and pasting experts of the Consilium to live on as the Collect for the 9th Sunday of Ordinary Time. COLLECT (1962MR): Deus, … Read More →
Fr. Tolton’s cause gains attention QUINCY — The Quincy Herald-Whig reports that dozens of area Catholics gathered on the afternoon of July 9 at the town’s St. Peter Church to commemorate the passing of the […]
Planned Parenthood facility in Mountain View, Calif.