After a long pause, John told me about a terrible fire-fight he’d experienced in the war. He didn’t describe any of the details. There was no talk of blood or bombs or bullets or shredded bodies. What he did say, is the Lord had saved him. And he didn’t know why.
I’m sure you’re familiar with homesickness. Perhaps you, like me, feel a little homesick right now. Perhaps you, like me, feel as if you’re never really home, no matter where you go, no matter where you live.
Voting as a Catholic means supporting political candidates who best harmonize with the teaching of the Church on faith and morals. That means voting consistently pro-life in opposition to the intrinsic evil of abortion. Candidates who support abortion cannot normally receive our support. As an intrinsic evil, abortion is a non-negotiable. As Pope St. John Paul II noted, the right to life must be “defended with maximum determination.”
Celebrating Thanksgiving should call to mind the many blessings Christ has bestowed upon us. However, many of the blessings we’ve enjoyed in the past are at risk. We can no longer sit idly by and watch.
Through prayerful consideration, a lot of talks with God and with my priest, I’ve concluded marriage is not something I’m called to do. Just like the seminarian who sat in front of the camera with tears in his eyes and heartbreak on his face, I sit writing this article knowing today, tomorrow, in a year, ten, twenty, I will not be married.
Exorcists recommend a day of reparation “for the purpose of driving out any diabolic influence within the Church that has been gained as a result of recent events” at the Amazon Synod.
Sr. Agnes Sasagawa received a private revelation, apparently from her guardian angel, on October 6, 2019—the very day the Amazon Synod opened.
Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden was recently denied Holy Communion by Fr. Robert Morey for obstinately persevering in manifest grave sin. Thank God for this holy priest who was courageous enough to do the right thing.