A Plea to Catholic Bishops at the Crossroads

A Plea to Catholic Bishops at the Crossroads

I am like so many lay Catholics, regular parishioners in pews and parishes throughout the United States, who respectfully yearn to hear the voice of our bishops amid today’s various shades of increasing social upheaval and confusion—a voice anchored profoundly in the truths of Christ, His Teachings, and His Church that has safeguarded those teachings…

We Christians Face a Difficult Road Ahead

We Christians Face a Difficult Road Ahead

If someone were to tell you there is a new religion sweeping across America and the west, would you be surprised? What if that person could show you this has been in discussion since the early 20th century, would that make you start to listen? What’s Happening Has Been Planned for More than a Century…

Vatican Clarity, Bishops Consideration, God in Our Lives, and the “iY” Generation

Vatican Clarity, Bishops Consideration, God in Our Lives, and the “iY” Generation

Being in the second tier of qualification (over age 60) to get the Covid vaccine, Pat and I got our second Moderna shot just a few days before the snowstorm hit Texas.  As with many others, we both had a substantial negative reaction to the second shot, but fortunately that only lasted for 24 hours.…

Community Unity, Ending Racism and Discrimination,  Casting Your Vote

Community Unity, Ending Racism and Discrimination, Casting Your Vote

Pat and I have recently returned from a trip to Big Sky, Montana, Yellowstone, and Grand Teton National Parks where we took our two recent high school graduate grandchildren – Logan Elisabeth Denmon and Wilson Luke Von Dohlen. This is a tradition for us as each of our 16 grandchildren accomplish graduation from high school.…

We Trust

We Trust

Even though I am following those tips I had for you last month about vision and wisely using our time during our shelter in place situation, I still sought inspiration to get me started for this month’s article. I never have been in a situation before where I had to ask my wife, Pat, to…

TWO POPES AS SAINTS, TWO POPES PRESENT

TWO POPES AS SAINTS, TWO POPES PRESENT

My wife, Pat, and I were recently in Rome to attend the Canonizations of Saint John Paul II and Saint John XXIII. This trip was also a Pilgrimage to expand and enrich our Catholic faith by visiting historical sites and viewing relics, paintings and mosaics that tell parts of the Church’s amazing history. It was made even more meaningful because each of these Saints lived in our lifetime.

God bless Saints John Paul II and John XXIII

Now they have been proclaimed official Saints forever; worthy Catholic role models to emmulate now and for all future generations. Please go to the Catholic Business Journal Special Report Photo Gallery to see a short video clip of the Canonization and photos from the Canonization Mass and events leading up to these events of Divine…