Spirit Weekly

Jesus: “I walked on earth for you.”

Editor’s note: The following is the May message from Jesus to Anne, A Lay Apostle. Anne, who is considered genuine by Archbishop Hannon and others in the Church, has been recieving monthly messages from Jesus since December of 2004. He has told her these messages are to prepare his followers for his return.Read More...
May 03, 2006 at 12:07 pm

15th century city saved from plague by the Holy Name

Editor’s note: the following story is an excerpt from the book “The wonders of the Holy Name” by Fr. Paul O’Sullivan, O.P.

A devastating plague broke out in Lisbon in 1432. All who could do so fled in terror from the city and thus carried the plague to every corner of the entire country of Portugal.Read More...
May 03, 2006 at 12:05 pm

St. Marks celebrates Divine Mercy Sunday with levee procession

A Divine Mercy Celebration was held on Sunday at St. Mark’s Church in Ama by Father Joseph Dau Van Nguyen. Jesus told St. Faustina that this Feast of Mercy would be a very special day when “all the divine floodgates through which graces flow are opened.” Read More...
April 26, 2006 at 11:47 am

Hand of hope

The picture is that of a 21-week-old unborn baby named Samuel who is being operated on by surgeon named Joseph Bruner. The baby was diagnosed with spina bifida and would not survive if removed from his mother's womb. Little Samuel's mother, Julie, is an obstetrics nurse in Atlanta. She knew of Dr. Bruner's remarkable surgical procedure. Practicing at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, he performs these special operations while the baby is still in the womb. Read More...
April 26, 2006 at 11:39 am

Did death of pope signal final coming of christ?

For those who were close to Pope John Paul II, no explanation is necessary for this statement. For the rest of humanity, it is necessary to study the special legacy left by this virtuous man, who many are already calling Saint John Paul the Great! Read More...
April 19, 2006 at 11:58 am

"Gospel of Judas" no gospel

ROME, APRIL 6, (excerpt from Zenit) - The National Geographic Society has announced its intentions to publish an English translation of an ancient text called "The Gospel of Judas" later this month. Read More...
April 12, 2006 at 11:22 am

Oh Baby!

In case you haven't noticed, there is a world-wide debate about what should happen to 400,000 plus frozen embryos currently in storage at in-vitro clinics. Evangelical Christians and Catholics believe that these embryos are human persons and deserve to be treated as such. "Every embryo is unique and genetically complete, like every other human being," they argue. Read More...
April 05, 2006 at 3:18 pm

Putting God in your marriage can keep it strong

After 13 years of marriage, Rick Harris loved his wife even more than he did when he first married her. He wrote the following poem in hopes that the insight he gained after 13 years of marriage would help other married couples.Read More...
March 29, 2006 at 1:56 pm

Could cure given to Maria Esperanza be for the Bird Flu?

In an unprecedented speech last week, Secretary of Health and Human Services Michael Leavitt recommended that Americans start storing canned tuna and powdered milk under their beds as the prospect of a deadly bird flu outbreak approaches the United States.Read More...
March 22, 2006 at 3:08 pm

Opportunityof a lifetime

Two and a half years ago, Ian Robert was a junior at Hahnville, traveling the path that many 16 year olds take. Read More...
March 15, 2006 at 3:55 pm

South Dakota governor signs abortion ban

AP -- PIERRE, S.D. - Gov. Mike Rounds signed legislation Monday banning nearly all abortions in South Dakota, setting up a court fight aimed at challenging the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion.Read More...
March 08, 2006 at 12:14 pm

High energy worship attracts young audience

A new worship service in Houma called “Adore” combines music and lighting like a rock concert - but with Jesus as the star.

Although the worship is Catholic-based and puts Jesus in the Eucharist on center stage, the spiritual concert is free and open to the public. Read More...
March 01, 2006 at 12:02 pm

Dear God, By Kids

Dear God,
Are you really invisible or is that just a trick?

Dear God,
I want to be just like my daddy when I get big but not with so much hair all over.
Sam
February 15, 2006 at 1:27 pm

Viewers around the country protest obscene programing on basic cable

Several programs currently on basic cable television should be considered pornography, according to the Parents Television Council, yet they are part of the general basic programming offered by Cox Cable. We will not go over the details here, but explicit examples of obscene programming currently being aired on MTV, Fox FX, and other basic cable stations can be reviewed on the web site www.parentstv.org.Read More...
February 09, 2006 at 11:51 am

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