The Unimaginable Desire of Divine Love to be Loved in Return

The Unimaginable Desire of Divine Love to be Loved in Return

Some of those dining before the gilded statue in Rockefeller Center in fair weather and skating there in the winter may not know that the glistening figure is Prometheus, one of the Titans who preceded the gods of Mount Olympus. He stole fire from Zeus, who then condemned Prometheus to everlasting torment by an eagle…

Easter, The Cross, The Church and Actual Facts

Easter, The Cross, The Church and Actual Facts

It has been a wonderful Easter season. In the process of reading the Bible and attending Holy Week and Easter services I also learned in reading from Bob Gass and the Word For Today about noticing that the “cross” has two posts: vertical and horizontal. The vertical represents your relationship with God, what He wants…

Get Copy of Latest Healthcare Bill

Get Copy of Latest Healthcare Bill

Pope Benedict, in his encyclical Caritas in veritate, asks that we measure the authenticity of any policy, organization or social entity that affects humans, by its commitment to first recognizing the dignity of the human person whose ultimate fulfilment is found only in God.  Does the proposed U.S. healthcare bill meet this requirement? Here is…

Holy Father Inaugurates Year of the Priest: Just in Time for Father’s Day

Holy Father Inaugurates Year of the Priest: Just in Time for Father’s Day

Here in the United States, we are preparing celebrate Father’s Day on Sunday June 21.  This traditional holiday celebrates the unique contribution to the stability of our society that fathers make in their every day mission of guiding their families. We Catholics understand that the family is the individual building block upon which an ordered…