FATHERS: PROTECT YOUR CHILDREN SPIRITUALLY

  Fresh off a successful Spiritual Growth Day (great job Holy Spirit!) in which I had an opportunity to hold a workshop for EnCourage dads, I stumbled across a piece that not only supported my stance about how fathers should act, but provided even more ways to provide assistance in Read More

THE CHURCH’S TEACHING HAS NOT CHANGED!

Amoris laetitia is a post-synodal apostolic exhortation by Pope Francis addressing the pastoral care of families.  But what is this exhortation trying to tell us?  As always, we can rely on Fr. Gerald Murray to break it all down.  For our purposes, he references a document crafted by the Archdiocese Read More

LOVE AND SAME SEX ATTRACTION

    The outstanding Catholic Apologist FR. Mike Schmitz provides us with another terrific talk on the subject of same-sex attraction.  He has an amazing for finding compassion with those suffering while maintaining his authentic truthful Catholic faith.

CARDINAL DOLAN ENDORCES truthandlove.com

New York Cardinal endorses new web resource for pastoral care of same-sex attracted persons. . A Catholic resource for anyone seeking the tools to accompany our brothers and sisters who experience same-sex attraction. “I am pleased to introduce to you and recommend [Truth & Love] as a valuable tool for Read More

WORDS OF WISDOM FROM MSGR. CHARLES POPE

  “A person with same-sex attraction is called to live celibately, like any unmarried heterosexual person. And though celibacy has its challenges (as does marriage) it can also be a very fulfilling way to live. Of this I am a witness. I am heterosexual, but I live celibately, not just Read More

MADE FOR LOVE by FR. MICHAEL SCHMITZ

  Fr. Michael Schmitz has done it again!  This extraordinary priest once again provides the perfect words to all, those who experience same-sex attraction, those who have children in the lifestyle and those clergy who try to assist those carrying this burden. . His new book, Made for Love Same-Sex Attraction Read More

PRACTICE WHAT YOU PREACH

. I used to love to joke around about this quote. I cannot even count how often have I said “do as I say not as I do?”  Little did I know that is exactly what Jesus meant! . Today we hear Jesus call out the chief priests and Pharisees.  As Read More

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

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

PRAYER FOR LOVE OF GOD’S LAW

  Father of mercy, hear our evening prayer of praise, and let our hearts never waver from the love of your law. Lead us on through night’s darkness to the dawning of eternal life. We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you Read More