June 22, 2020
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Rosary for Michael

When I lived in New York, about halfway between my home and my work there is a beautiful stretch of road called State Route 293. It is not very long, but it gently rises, falls and bends through the hills and lakes in the back training areas of the...

One Less Bell

The song, One Less Bell to Answer, was written in 1967 by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. In 1970, it was recorded and included on the debut album of the group The Fifth Dimension. That year, the catchy tune made its way to the #2 spot on the...

Marriage and Children: Gifts with Eternal Consequences

On Black Friday, advertisers coax us to purchase gifts to be given at Christmas. Today, however, other gifts are sorely missing in our society—children. Based on ongoing research conducted by the Heritage Foundation, fertility rates have now...

My Child Within

Innocence in mind and heart has become a lost virtue in our increasingly godless society. While parents often tried to protect their children from learning the harsh and often cruel realities of the world until at least puberty, today purveyors and...

To Bounce a Baby

The Lord’s Prayer provides us with insight regarding our relationship to the Father: We are His children! We are His sons and daughters! St. Paul (Rom 8:14-21; 9:8; Gal 3:26; and Phil 2:15) reminds us that through this “adopted” relationship, we...

Will America Become Muslim?

The expansion of Islam is already well underway. But if you are thinking, “Let’s strengthen the NSA, CIA, FBI, and the armed services,” forget it. This expansion is demographic and is being carried out by ordinary Muslims, not terrorists...

Raising Heroic Children In An Anti-Heroic Age: Pt 3

In a Sunday school class, the children were asked to use their imaginations and draw a picture of God. There were a variety of depictions. One boy drew a rainbow to represent God as Creator; a girl drew an old man with a long beard sitting on a...

Raising Heroic Children In An Anti-Heroic Age: Pt 2

Everyone who has regular interaction with children is helping determine what sort of adults they’ll be; this is obviously most true of parents, but all of us must try to be a positive influence. As someone once said, “There are only two lasting...