10 Inspiring quotes from St. Ignatius Loyola

SPIRITUALITY 10 Inspiring quotes from St. Ignatius Loyola   Above is a famous saying from the founder of the Society of Jesus. How poignant are those words to all members of EnCourage  and Courage especially now still basking in the afterglow of another excellent and uplifting conference.   Here is a Read More

The Name of God is Mercy

    “I am glad that we are talking about ‘homosexual people’ because before all else comes the individual person, in his wholeness and dignity. And people should not be defined only by their sexual tendencies: let us not forget that God loves all his creatures and we are destined Read More

PARENTAL DIRECTIVES

  As parents of children with same sex attraction we often hear the song of our culture calling us to be “accepting” of our children. Like so many terms in today’s culture that too has become twisted. . As a parent of a child, any child no matter the cross, Read More

FR. GERALD MURRAY’S REVIEW OF BUILDING A BRIDGE

  For the past month or do, a big uproar erupted over a relatively short book, a mere 160 pages long to be exact.   Why,  you Ask?  Because a secularity popular Jesuit jumped on the bandwagon and  securely attached himself to the apron strings of one of the worst Read More

Act of Confidence in God

  Confidence in God Saint Claude de la Colombière . We realize that we are not in charge. It is very apparent to us when our adult children and loved ones make choices and walk paths that are not faithful to the teachings of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Yet, God Read More

Let’s have a grown-up conversation about one’s conscience

  First in a series on an essential, often misunderstood element of the moral life, Father Robert McTeigue discusses how a well defined conscience influences one’s morals. . TRUE OR FALSE: “Let your conscience be your guide.” In school we were taught that if asked a true-or-false question, if the Read More

FATIMA : NOW AND FOREVER

  MARY, LADY OF FATIMA, MOTHER OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD, I entrust myself to you and through you to Jesus. With full awareness and here in the presence of all the heavenly court, I renew the promises made in holy Baptism. I renew the resolution, which I place in your Read More

Coming Down from the Mountain

  Below is an extremely relevant talk given by Father Donald Timone and is worth sharing on this website.  You can access it on YouTube below     Or from the Courage International website below.  Click on the title for access.   Coming Down from the Mountain       Read More

THE CRUX OF EASTER AND CATHOLICISM

  Today’s post curtesy of Bishop Robert Barron     HOLY SATURDAY MATTHEW 28:1-10 . Friends, on this Holy Saturday our Gospel we hear St. Matthew’s account of the resurrection. The resurrection of Jesus from the dead is the be-all and end-all of the Christian faith. If Jesus didn’t rise Read More