Novena of Novenas VII: Our Lady Queen of Peace and St. Joseph

Today begins the Seventh of the Nine Novenas for Justice, Peace, and Creation, and this one is dedicated to Our Lady Queen of Peace and St. Joseph.┬áIt runs from August 13 through August 21, 2020. I will not post this every day as the prayers and intentions are the same for each day. I’ll just …

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If you can read this, then I am still blogging!

The domain name registration for our blogs (this one, another I barely use, and my wife’s site) became due a week ago and without hesitation we paid for another year. I really should blog more. I know I’ve said that in the past about 89,621 times, and have apologized 64,229 times for not doing so, …

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a song about porn

I keep hearing a song on a new radio station in my area that plays, get this, contemporary Catholic music that doesn’t suck (unlike most contemporary music heard at Mass, which I suspect is actually Protestant.) The station’s budget is low and thus they have no DJs. Therefore, if you want to know what that …

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Immaculate Heart of Mary and Purity

Back when I was looking around for Catholic resources for addiction recovery, I was stunned to discover that almost all of them dealt with porn, lust and sex addiction. Today is the Memorial of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, an optional Feast Day on the Church’s liturgical calendar. Mary is the refuge of those seeking …

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ARTIST 4 GOD

In another blogpost on art as a vehicle for spiritual progression I must mention my wife’s new website: ARTIST4GOD. Rose (my wife) has an extensive site detailing her work, which includes lots of nature and religious photography. Nature walks and exploration, along with prayer and going to Churches, are my personal methods for “going outside …

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The Mystical “Magical” “Real-life Sci-fi” Mysteries of the Catholic Mass

A good online friend of mine has an incredible and I think potentially very useful project from an educational perspective. His name is Bryan Bustard and his project is a series of paintings on The Mystical “Magical” “Real-life Sci-fi” Mysteries of the Catholic Mass Most Catholics do not understand exactly what the Mass is. It …

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