Tuesday, July 19, 2016

HELP! My Husband is Addicted to Porn! 10 Ways to Cope

While selling books after a women’s retreat 15 years ago, a woman with graying hair deliberately stayed at the very back of the line. Everyone was gone by the time she reached me.  Holding out a book for me to sign, the woman smiled nervously.  We made small talk, then, she cautiously looked around. 
“I want to ask you something,” she began, then paused, searching for words. “It’s too embarrassing to tell anyone I know, but I thought you might have a suggestion. My husband is retired and I just recently discovered that he… he…well, I caught him looking at porn.  I found out he’s been doing it for awhile.”

Friday, July 15, 2016

Letter to Miami Herald on New Age Article

It's sad that a secular newspaper will publish a full length article on New Age recommendations for healing but you never see anything that promotes Catholic truths--the real truth.  I wrote a letter to the Miami Herald regarding their recent New Age article.  I'm going to do a full length article on his topic, but for now, I wonder if they will publish my letter?

Dear Editor:

Monday, July 11, 2016

Advice from Exorcists on How to Protect Yourself

The old adage: An ounce of protection is worth a pound of cure, is especially true in the spiritual realm.  The exorcism and deliverance ministry usually addresses problems arising from a lack of spiritual protection or someone purposely opening the door to evil.
Fr. Patrick (not his real name) a parish priest who has been a diocesan exorcist for 6 years, advises people to stay close to God and the Church.  He also warns against flirting with the occult.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Rhoda Wise: Intercessor Behind Mother Angelica's Healing

When Rhoda Wise died on July 7 in 1948, more than 14,000 people attended her funeral at St. Peter’s Church in Canton, Ohio. That’s equivalent to the population of an entire town!  I first heard about her only a few years ago when I read in Raymond Arroyo’s biography on Mother Angelica that Mother was one of many people healed after visiting Rhoda.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

ACLU Honors Catholic Hospitals

 I’m very proud of the honor our Catholic hospitals received last month. Given that the culture of death is so aggressively pushing forward these days, I’m taking last month’s American Civil Liberties Union’s (ACLU) angry report against Catholic hospitals: “Health Care Denied,” as an honor.
 The ACLU is enraged that Catholic Hospitals are so good at caring for the sick-- a corporal work of mercy.  That means we are doing something right. We are standing firm against the cultural tide of insanity and saying: We heal, not kill or harm!

Monday, June 13, 2016

Brock Turner's Parents Should Seek Mercy From the Eternal Judge

 Trying to save a son from the consequences of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman behind a dumpster is not acceptable. Brock Turner’s parents pleaded to the judge for mercy after a jury convicted their son of 3 felony counts of sexual assault. Any loving parent wants mercy for their child just as we all want it from God.  But only after we are sorry for our sins are we forgiven and showered with mercy from the ultimate judge, God.   Brock and his parents are still making excuses.

Friday, June 3, 2016

How Significant Are We to God?

Atheists consider the number of people that have been born in the history of the world and then they consider God then surmise: No way!  They can’t wrap their minds around God creating so many people and loving each one.  I can’t wrap my mind around it either, until I consider what being God means.  It means no limits.  It means infinity.  The Creator who made the planets and holds them in orbit will never run out of abilities.

Monday, May 23, 2016

Our Lady of the Rosary Apparitions in Argentina Approved

On Sunday, May 22, 2016, the local bishop of San Nicolas, Argentina, Most. Reverend Hector Cardelli, announced that the apparitions of Our Lady of the Rosary are “supernatural in character” and “worthy of belief.”
A devout Catholic housewife with no formal education, claimed the Blessed Mother had visited her daily for 6 ½ years and that she also received 68 messages from Jesus Christ.  There were numerous documented miraculous healings and beginning in November 1984, she received the stigmata during Advent and Lent.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The Moment They Understood

“You really were the Savior?  And I had you killed!”  Imagine Pontius Pilate at the moment of his death. And all the soldiers that delighted in scourging and crucifying Jesus. The Jewish Sanhedrin who refused to consider that the Messiah was in their midst, must have been horrified when death revealed the truth.  Imagine the looks on their faces.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Due Process for a Tree

The world is a safer place for one tall, skinny, pine tree, thanks to a contingent of tree lovers that laughed in the face of logic.  A spindly pine tree standing in isolation in a postage stamp backyard is now an official landmark in San Francisco.