How EnCourage is Like The Parable of the Prodical Son

I was siting around thinking about what to write today when I heard Fr.Leonard proclaim the gospel on the televised mass on EWTN.  Since I need work on my homiletics, I started thinking about this excerpt from scripture (Luke 15: 11-32).  How very much like the waiting father are we, Read More

Is There Anyone More Succinct?

“Lenten practices of giving up pleasures are good reminders that the purpose of life is not pleasure. The purpose of life is to attain to perfect life, all truth and undying ecstatic love – which is the definition of God. In pursuing that goal we find happiness. Pleasure is not Read More

GOD Accept Me As I Am

During lent we are called to follow in the 40 days of Christ as we best can.  When we were innocent and a child the huge sacrifice was to abandon chocolate.  As we got older, we may have even forgone any Lenten offering.  Through it all, God is with us, Read More

Dealing with same-sex attraction

    Persons who struggle with same-sex attraction (SSA) are often falsely told by society that the Church rejects them. Because of this confusion, many bear a great resentment against the Church, but Jesus and his Church never reject a repentant sinner. No one who calls on Christ for mercy Read More

Bishop Barron on

In my opinion, this video by Fr. Robert Barron is the most brief, forceful, and meaningful in expression on behalf of Catholic sexuality I’ve ever seen.  Please take a look for yourself.

The Third Way

  An important movie depicting the true teachings of our Catholic Faith.   Here is a link to the website and the movie:    


I am sharing an article written by a good friend that can inspire all of us: Letters to Christpher excerpt I often hear from parents who are greatly troubled by the poor choices their sons or daughters have made. I tell them that usually the birthing pains of a spiritual birth are far Read More