Our Spiritual Mother, Mary Most Holy

As the last page of the calendar flips from 2022 to 2023, and not yet knowing what the new year will bring, it is fitting we entrust our lives to our spiritual Mother, the Blessed Virgin Mary. Every time we pray the “Hail Mary” we invoke her care, “pray for us now, and at the … Continue reading Our Spiritual Mother, Mary Most Holy

Time Passes So Quickly

As the new year approaches, it is a customary practice to take a hard look back, reflecting on the previous twelve months, and to make some resolutions for the future. Although many do make a plan to begin anew, a staggering 80% of people abandon their New Year’s resolutions by February. Clearly, it doesn’t take … Continue reading Time Passes So Quickly

The Hope a Newborn Baby Brings

There is something so extraordinary about the birth of a new born baby. Any mother knows the flood of love that engulfs her entire being when she first holds her baby, gazing tenderly down upon the helpless bundle before her.  She has a love so pure and complete it has no conditions, no limitations, and … Continue reading The Hope a Newborn Baby Brings

Christmas is More than Just a Day

With only a few days before Christmas, plenty of folks are quite busy getting ready to host family and friends and complete the final tasks necessary to enjoy the day.  As 2022 unfolded, the relentless stream of bad news streaked across television screens, internet sites and radio speakers. It’s a lot to take in and … Continue reading Christmas is More than Just a Day

The March to Destroy Innocence

Christmas has always been the most wonderful time of year for children. The beauty of the season with its colorful trees, sparkling lights, favorite foods, classic music, and familiar characters like Santa Claus delight children of all ages. The simplicity of the Christ child born in a manger surrounded by friendly animals to keep Him … Continue reading The March to Destroy Innocence

The Second Annunciation

St. Joseph betrothed to the Blessed Mother Mary and the  foster father of Jesus is the focus on the last Sunday of Advent. We are told the birth of Jesus came about in a way which seemed to be scandalous. Before they lived to together as husband and wife, Mary was already pregnant.The moral expectation … Continue reading The Second Annunciation

Nationalism is Alive and Well

Countries Participating in the World Cup  have no problem with  NationalismIt’s official, the defending World Cup champions, France, will defend their title on Sunday against Argentina. For the past two weeks, national soccer teams across the world have met in Qatar, a small country jutting off the Arabian peninsula and competed to be the best … Continue reading Nationalism is Alive and Well

SCOTUS Leaker Still Free

Only 40 Possible SuspectsThe Supreme Court of the United States has begun its 2022-2023 session this October. There are many cases on the docket, and some of interest include: an admission case against Harvard and the University of North Carolina for allegedly discriminating against highly qualified Asian applicants; an election clause case in North Carolina … Continue reading SCOTUS Leaker Still Free

Should We Look for Another?

Jesus said, “Among those born of women there has been none greater than John the Baptist.”  The greatest man born of a woman, even questioned whether his cousin, was the long-awaited Messiah.  While imprisoned by Herod, John the Baptist hearing the works of Christ sent his disciples to ask Jesus one question: “Are you the … Continue reading Should We Look for Another?