In 2017, National Geographic ran a report on the science of why people lie. In the article, researchers candidly acknowledged, “Being deceitful is woven into our very fabric so much so that it would be truthful to say that to lie is human.” While this passage may seem like a depressing picture, this honest assessment … More Removing The Acting Game
The apparitions of the Blessed Mother at Fatima are arguably the most well-documented and renowned of all the Marian visions. In Fatima, Portugal the Mother of God came to earth in 1917 and delivered a message to three shepherd children in which she prophesied about drastic future perils should mankind not alter his trajectory back … More Attack On The Family?
Saint Faustina received mystical encounters with Jesus in which she painstakingly wrote down his words. In one of her reflections, Jesus expressed his sadness for those who are in a state of bored indifference to His sacrifice for them. Today bring to me souls who have become lukewarm and immerse them in the abyss of … More The Teaching Ministry Begins
At St. Matthew’s VBS, kids learned how Jesus’ power will guide them through all the trials that life throws their way. At VBS, the faith was presented to kids in a compelling way through catchy songs, dances, games, intriguing Bible adventures, videos, and cleverly crafted activities. All this was wrapped up through an uplifting phrase … More A Child-Like Trust
Imagine that the answer to all our problems is a tiny white Host. This bold pronouncement is articulated by the Catholic Church as she asserts that while Jesus’s body and soul walked on earth 2,000 years ago, that same body and soul is substantially present in the tabernacles of the Catholic Church. Under the human … More What is Corpus Christi?
John Boyd was a maverick US fighter pilot in the 1950’s. He challenged the established military orthodoxy in attempting to improve aircraft designs and maneuvering to keep up with the communist planes. At first, he was scoffed by his superiors but eventually his strategies help improve the vision of the US Air Force and produced … More How To Get Young Men Back
In 1986 Peter Gabriel came out with a popular song called. “In Your Eyes.” In the song, he was articulating that within the physical, human eye lies great depth and meaning. In short, the song communicated that the eye expresses love. As the song goes, “In your eyes, the light the heat, in your eyes, … More Seeing Through Faith & Reason
Augustine was born in 354 in Tagaste, now modern day Algeria. His mother Monica attempted to raise him in the Christian faith yet Augustine quickly rejected what he called a juvenile belief. He spent much of his youth dissolutely wallowing in the pleasures of the flesh. He became a father at nineteen years old through … More What Is Conversion?
In every era, work is needed. And this past year workers have received a devastating blow to their overall mental state. In 2020 covid inflicted grievous economic wounds, shutting down the world’s leading economies and kneecapping production and service sectors. People are still feeling the economic pain from the lockdowns. Going through a furlough or a … More The Dignity of Work
The Beatles sang, “All you need is love” and this phrase has been repeated like a parrot, especially as we approach Valentine’s Day. Yet, before lapsing into popular theories derived from catchy songs, we need to clarify what love is. As spiritual masters would assert, Yes, all you need is love because God is love … More What is love?