With the rash of inconceivable laws being passed in my home state of New York, I wonder where decency and civility had gone. Seeing the governor and others cheer these new laws was appalling to me. I wondered what had changed in the moral compass of humanity and how I Read More

Lenten Meditations: Why Are You Fearful?

Why Are You Fearful? Meditation: On one occasion, the Lord said to me, Why are you fearful and why do you tremble when you are united to Me? I am displeased when a soul yields to vain terrors. Who will dare to touch you when you are with Me? Most Read More

The Wisdom of Saint Don Bosco

Please read the whole thing – these words are from today’s saint – Don Bosco – patron of youth and he has words which if we applied to our life we’d be much better off – “it is easier to become angry rather than to restrain oneself and to threaten Read More

Padre Pio’s “Secret Weapon Prayer”

The Very many times when I chat with people and share how we feel in regard to having a child with SSA, the answer, especially from priests, is to pray. Pray longer, pray harder is the suggestion. I thought about that advice and believe a third suggestion is in order. Read More


Human life, then, we may see as the preparing for the life of Heaven. It means, on the one hand, complete self-conquest. The soul must conquer the body and bring it into full obedience to God’s law; and the soul must itself come into full submission to God. It has, Read More


The Wise Men set out on a journey following the signs and wonders that pointed them to the birth of a King. They are Gentile leaders, following the signs of other religious traditions. They do not know exactly for whom they are looking, but they set out in trust. When Read More


And another prayer for us as we struggle in our daily lives especially when trying to do our best for our same sex attracted family members. Be with Me Today, O Lord. May all I do today begin with you, O Lord.Plant dreams and hopes within my soul,revive my tired Read More