Do you have a drug problem?

Much thanks to Jesse Romero: Know someone, perhaps yourself, who might like Catholic devotionals for alcoholics? Please take a look at my books! (Thank you!!)”The Recovery Rosary: Reflections for Alcoholics and Addicts” and “The Stations of the Cross for Alcoholics”

Triumph and Sorrow

Earlier this week (September 14th and 15th) the Church celebrated two feasts which I had written about before in these two posts: Triumph of the Cross and Our Lady of Sorrows. I think it is intentional that these 2 feasts are linked by being placed a day apart. The triumph of Jesus on the Cross …

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Faith without works is dead

The Second Reading for the Mass for the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time is a statement that faith in Jesus is no good if works do not spring from it: James 2:14-18: “What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone says he has faith but does not have works?Can that faith save him?If …

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September 5, 1995. My father died.

On this date in 1995 my father died. He and I weren’t very close, (“fathers and sons …”) generational and attitudinal differences separated us. As a result, I didn’t really grieve over his death. I mean, I was saddened and did feel the loss, but I wasn’t ripped apart by his death like I was …

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