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

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

FOR LOVE, BY LOVE, FROM LOVE

Being a parent of a same sex attracted child I am often asked how did I deal with being told.  Well the truth is, a couple of weeks before a Lighthouse media CD of Fr. Michael Schmitz arrived in the mail.  I was hesitant to listen at first but one Read More

Of Lost Sheep and Wavering Shepherds

  Father Gerald Murray had some thoughts on this subject in light of the comments by two bishops who are not professing the teaching of Holy Mother Church in regard to same sex attraction.   What is the duty of a Catholic bishop regarding the moral teaching of the Church Read More

COMFORTABLE SUFFERING

    “Take comfort because your suffering is in God’s will. If human nature is resentful of suffering and resists it…. that is because human beings were created for happiness, and crosses are a consequence of sin. As long as we are on this earth, we will always feel a Read More

ST. THOMAS AND THE NATURAL LAW

  Today on the feast of St. Thomas Aquinas, the Angelic Doctor of the church.  With that introduction, what better way to grasp the church’s stance on same sex attraction than to visit the words of this great Theologian!     No one has written more clearly or concisely about Read More