Listen for me on the radio during the week of March 7th

I will be on Catholic radio! A few months ago, I was interviewed by Judy Zarick of St. Anthony Messenger Press for the “American Catholic Radio” show. My interview will be aired the week of March 7th. During that week you all can find it at FranciscanMedia. Look for American Catholic Radio over to the …

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A window into the world of Catholicism

Recently this blog and its sister blog, The Four Last Things, were added to Planet Catholic , which is an aggregator (collection) of Catholic sites. We thank them for this consideration and hope that readers of Planet Catholic will find my two blogs interesting and useful. Know someone, perhaps yourself, who might like Catholic devotionals …

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Cherish no grudge

The First Reading from the Mass for today is an exhortation against holding resentments. Leviticus 19:1-2,17-18: “The LORD said to Moses, ‘Speak to the whole Israelite community and tell them: Be holy, for I, the LORD, your God, am holy. ‘You shall not bear hatred for your brother or sister in your heart. Though you …

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Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes

Today, February 11th, is the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes (Via EWTN.) It is a day deeply connected with healing, as the waters in the grotto at Lourdes, France, has been the site of many healings of an unexplained, and therefore probably miraculous, nature. The EWTN link above has more information. I have in …

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A Saint for those who are Prisoners of their Past

There is a relatively new Saint whose Feast day today (February 8th) is. Her name is Saint Josephine Bakhita. Although she is not at all connected to alcoholism and addiction, those of us who suffer from them can do well to pay attention to her. Those of us who are haunted by our past and …

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Touch only the tassel on his cloak

The Gospel Reading from today’s Mass has a special message of Jesus’ healing nature: Mark 6:53-56: “After making the crossing to the other side of the sea, Jesus and his disciples came to land at Gennesaret and tied up there. As they were leaving the boat, people immediately recognized him. They scurried about the surrounding …

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