November 2016

Wow, what a beautiful and amazing spiritual country. The churches we are visiting are beyond description. Hope you enjoy the homily and the video of our adventures today.

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Our 2nd day in Mexico has been remarkable. I think everyone is surprised by the beauty and friendliness and safety and Catholic spirituality of this amazing country. Fr. Mark Seiker’s homily here
. Enjoy today’s video!

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Our happy and excited Pilgrims landed in the beautiful and modern airport in Mexico City, Mexico. We boarded our bus and headed through the countryside to our Hacienda where we had a wonderful outdoor dinner and Mass.

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Sex Abuse Scandals: Catholic, Protestant and Secular – You May Be Surprised

November 25, 2016

SEX ABUSE SCANDALS CATHOLIC, PROTESTANT AND SECULAR: Article by Dave Armstrong “Scandalous Sexual Misconduct Committed by Protestant Clergy” and it’s original source. I kept hearing about all these scandals going on in the Catholic Church.  I would hear about scandals from the east coast to the west coast and even in Europe.   The secular press was […]

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Vine, Branches & Fire: Where Will You End up?

November 23, 2016

I was out cutting vines out of the trees and thought of the words of Jesus.

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Questions I Answered on Catholic Answers Live Friday, Nov. 19, 2016

November 22, 2016

You can listen here for Hour 1 and here for Hour 2. For more listening options like Podcasts, click here for Hour 1 and here for Hour 2. Questions I answered: 1. I could not be Catholic because I see the Catholic organization NOT as a source of Good in the world. What do you […]

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Why I Never Open a Bible Anymore … and it’s not because I’m a Catholic :-)

November 17, 2016

It’s simple. Since Verbum Catholic Software was released there is no need for heavy, cumbersome books and Bibles. Everything is now on my laptop and synced with my iPad and iPhone as well as in the cloud on the Verbum website. I literally have thousands of Bibles, books, resources, maps, atlases, Greek and Hebrew dictionaries, […]

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How To Give Liberal Students Everything They Want

November 16, 2016

 

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Confrontation: Cardinal Burke on Amoris Laetitia Dubia: ‘Tremendous Division’ Warrants Action

November 16, 2016

Posted by Edward Pentin on Tuesday Nov 15th, 2016 at 11:25 AM In an exclusive Register interview, he elaborates about why four cardinals were impelled to seek clarity about the papal exhortation’s controversial elements. Article main image Four cardinals asked Pope Francis five dubia questions, or “doubts,” about the apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia (The Joy […]

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I’m on 2 Hours of Catholic Answers Live Friday’s

November 15, 2016

Join me on Catholic Answers Live for two hours on Friday. The topic for both hours will be Q & A for Non-Catholics. You can listen live at www.catholic.com/radio

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Pilgrimage to Mexico-Guadalupe

November 15, 2016

Not too late. Yes, only two weeks away, but you can still join us. Unexpected treasures, beauty and deep Catholic spirituality. We will be visiting Mexico City, a full day in Guadalupe and many villages and historical sites in the countryside. We will study the history of the Catholic Faith in the Western Hemisphere and […]

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Four cardinals make public plea to Pope to clarify Amoris Laetitia

November 14, 2016

Four cardinals have made public a message to Pope Francis in which they plead for clarification of Amoris Laetitia, pointing to tensions between the papal document and traditional Catholic teachings on marriage. The four cardinals sent their request for clarification to Pope Francis on September 19. They have received no reply. The prelates explain that […]

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Jill’s Conversion Story in Poetry; From the Occult to the Church

November 12, 2016

OCCULTISM, A POEM Fascination held me fast Astonished at what had past The humdrum beat was not all there was A world beyond, yet within my grasp Entering in I was adept at the craft It was plainly true I could tell the future and its travails Deeper and deeper I journeyed in Awareness of […]

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St. Thomas Becket on Why Clinton/Dems Lost

November 11, 2016

Posted at National Catholic Register by Tom Nash on Friday Nov 11th, 2016 at 9:52 AM **Evangelicals and Catholics took sober note of attacks on their religious liberty, and they pushed back hard at the ballot box.** Secular journalists have given various reasons for Donald Trump’s shocking upset victory over Hillary Clinton. I flipped between […]

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Mass with 2 Protestants and 1 Crucifix

November 10, 2016

A while ago we went to Mass with two Protestants.  As we walked in the door — there it was, as big as life — a CRUCIFIX with the Body of Our Lord hanging over the altar. I knew what the Protestants were thinking — I used to think the same — “CATHOLICS ARE WRONG, JESUS IS […]

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Last Day: Pope, Catacombs, Farewells and more

November 9, 2016

Great final day of our St. Paul Pilgrimage Cruise. For Fr. Steve Mattson’s homily at the catacombs click here. For the whole day see the video below.

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