Friday, February 15, 2019

Grow Closer to the Blessed Mother Through Her Many Titles


In the Bible, the mother of our Savior Jesus Christ is called Mary and we are told all generations shall call her blessed (Luke 1:48). And so, we do. The Blessed Mother is an endearing name throughout the Christian and even Muslim world.  
(Note: Mary is mentioned in the Koran even more times than in the Bible. Muslims believe the Virgin Mary was the mother of a great prophet, not, the Son of God, however, they hold her in highest regard.)

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Two Miraculous Photos of the Light of Christ

     
Light from chapel in Fr. Lange's house
      
The closer to the light, the clearer we see.  So, the spiritual blindness around us, has a cause: not enough light. 
Again, Jesus spoke to them, saying, ‘I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness but will have the light of life’” (John 8:2).

Friday, January 25, 2019

Body of Teen, Venerable Carlo Acutis Found Incorrupt

To always be close to Jesus, that’s my life plan-Venerable Carlo Acutis       
Being a teenager and a computer geek in today’s world hardly seems like fertile ground for sainthood, but Venerable Carlo Acutis, who died of leukemia at age 15 in 2006, is showing the world otherwise.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Spiritual Protection Made Easy



Is the devil stronger in the world today?  “No,” according to an exorcist I once interviewed. “There’s just more people willing to play his game.”  The devil has always been about his business of tempting us, but in the days when more people went to church on Sundays and prayed every day—even public schools use to start the day with prayer—people availed themselves more to God’s protection.  

Monday, January 21, 2019

Lessons Learned from Covington Boys Fiasco



                                 We were duped.
 Our desire for righteousness was manipulated by an agenda-driven group. 
At the end of the March for Life in D.C. attended by half-a-million marchers, a group of boys waiting for their bus became targets. And so did we by getting pulled in. 

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Miraculous Healing at Lourdes Leads to Priesthood


A miraculous healing at Lourdes, getting hugged by Pope John Paul II, and meeting Mother Teresa, were all a part of Father Christy David Pathiala’s family vacation when he was seven years old.  But it was only ice cream that was on his mind at the time as Christy walked towards the miraculous spring at Lourdes in 1989.  

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Haunted Tourism Can Leave You With Unwanted Souvenirs

    
     Haunted tourism is an adventure that sometimes brings lingering, unwanted souvenirs.  
People are fascinated by the supernatural which includes both heaven and hell. While some people set their itineraries on pilgrimages to holy lands and heavenly apparition sites, others prefer hair-raising haunted destinations.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Maria von Trapp, Former Atheist, to The Sound of Music, to the United States

Von Trapp family rehearse in 1936
Early on Saturday, March 12, 1938, German tanks and armored vehicles crossed the border into Austria, encountering no resistance. German newspapers printed a phony telegram supposedly from the new Austrian chancellor claiming German troops were necessary to restore order. In reality, it was an aggressive take over. 

Friday, December 7, 2018

Make a Holiday Bucket List


        Thanksgiving has become a faded memory as the tinsel and Christmas cheer takes over. With only a month to celebrate, it can feel overwhelming trying to fit in every holiday activity possible. We may not be able to knock everything off of our to-do list so perhaps make a holiday bucket list is in order to get the most out of December. 

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

An Everyday Hero


Does anyone wake up and think they will be a hero that day? But there are defining moments when heroism presents itself without no warning. Chet Czubko experienced such a moment on the morning of October 20, 2003.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Planned Parenthood Preaches Against Violence. Give me a Break!


  “Any country that accepts abortion. is not teaching its people to love but to use any violence to get what it wants.” -St. Teresa of Calcutta
Violence is an interesting word when used by Planned Parenthood. You'd think it would not be on their list of approved words for messaging along with: safety, human rights, life, murder, and anything else contrary to their bottom line of killing innocent lives.