We live in a messy world today. When we look around at what is happening in our country, we can become very discouraged. We see mass shooting happening repeatedly. Most Americans want something done to prevent these killings from happening. Our politicians do nothing. […]
Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent is Feb. 26.
Some people will automatically say, “It is time to give up candy, alcohol or smoking.” […]
Hate crimes in America have increased 17 percent from the previous year making this the third consecutive year that hateful racial rhetoric and actions have come to dominate the news. […]
What word or phrase would best describe the American spirit? “Rugged individualism” would probably be a popular answer. We see this in those old western movies when the good guy stands in the middle of town, ready to take on the gang of outlaws who are coming to town. […]
Maybe the primary root cause for Christian marriages failing today is that couples have chosen the secular ideals of marriage instead of being grounding in biblical teachings on marriage and family life. Only a return to God centered teachings can remedy our current crisis surrounding marriage and the family. […]
The late Cardinal Bernardin talked about his search for peace in the book he wrote before he died entitled, “The Gift of Peace.” In it is a gripping and moving account of his meeting with Steven Cook, the young man who had accused Cardinal Bernardin of sexual abuse. It is an event best forgotten except for the extraordinary way it concluded. […]