WORDS OF WISDOM FOR THE NEW YEAR

So often we dwell in the past regretting things we ‘did’ or ‘did not’ do with or say to our children.  So often we dream of the future fantasizing what could be ‘if only’ or ‘if not’. This year our prayer for all our Friends in Christ is to live Read More

SAINT STEPHEN FEAST DAY

For me, the 26th of December is a very important day in our liturgical calendar for two reasons. First, Saint Stephen is the patron of the parish I have called home for 32 years. Second, bring an ordained deacon, he holds a special place as the patron saint of deacons, Read More

WE MUST ALSO DO WELL

Here’s something to really think about today for all of us with family members with Same-Sex Attraction.  Of course we need to have hopes and dreams, especially for our children.  Yet, even more important than wishing is showing. We need to walk the walk.  If we want the best for Read More

HOPE: THE FIRST ADVENT CANDLE

Is it any wonder that it is said “Patience Is A Virtue”?  As I gain wisdom (as my years advance) this saying has never been more true yet the hardest to corral.  As humans, we want, especially in the new milenium, instant satisfaction and gratification in what we do.   Read More

SAIN TERESA OF ÁVILA ENCOURAGES US

Many members spend countless nights and days hours going over their memories to see what they did wrong, what could have been done or omitted so as to change their child’s current life choice or their present situation. . Saint Teresa of Avila has sound advice for us: . Unredeemed Read More

The Wisdom of Venerable Fulton J. Sheen

It is to be noted that the Creed almost summarizes a life. How quickly it passes over the public life of our Lord. He was born, he suffered, he was buried, he rose, then he sat at the right hand of the Father in glory. This is destined to be Read More

SAINT PADRE PIO: PRAY FOR US!

Padre Pio is a saint with innumerable insights on this road to Christ. One could spend days or weeks or even a lifetime soaking up the wisdom of Padre Pio. Here are ten quotes to enrich your spiritual lifeas we Celebrate his feast day. “Prayer is the best weapon we Read More